More than 200 Turks protested peacefully in the streets of Istanbul on Sunday after the murder of well-known transgender woman, Hande Kader.
The body of Kader, 23, an LGBT activist and sex worker, was found burned in a forest Aug. 8 after she went missing in July. Kader's murder drew enough attention that even a few MPs attended the protest, a rare show of support for LGBT rights in the conservative country.
Kader became famous after putting herself in front of riot police and water cannons during a gay pride parade in Istanbul last June.
She was last seen getting in the car of a client in Istanbul in late July, the Turkish newspaper Sabah has reported.
Kader's body was also believed to be mutilated.
Police has not announced a motive or made any arrests in the case.
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