Istanbul-based photojournalist Bradley Secker documents the lives of LGBT refugees and asylum seekers in the Middle East. In his latest project, he follows five men taking part in the first ever Mr Gay Syria competition.
A year ago, Syrian activists based in Berlin organized a Mr. Gay Syria contest in Istanbul. But, with anti-gay hate crime on the rise in Turkey, they now fear for the winner's safety. Naomi Conrad reports.
On this week's eco@africa, we visit Kenya for a special surprise, find out why construction on an airport near Istanbul is causing problems and how a solar backpack is helping kids study across Africa. Plus much more.
Organizers of a gay pride parade in Istanbul had said they would go ahead with a march despite a ban. But using tear gas and rubber bullets, police prevented large numbers of people from gathering together.
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