Prostitution is against human dignity: Turkey’s top court

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Turkey’s Constitutional Court has ruled that legal protections on privacy rights do not cover prostitutes because “accepting prostitution as a profession would be against human dignity.”

Turkish news website Habertürk reported on Sept. 19 that the Constitutional Court recently ended a legal saga that started almost a decade ago, dividing lower courts.

A 33-year-old woman, who was unidentified, had applied to be employed at an Istanbul brothel as a prostitute in 2009.

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