Articles

1. News Articles
2. Blogs/Other Websites
3. Audio & Video
4. Photos

1. News Articles

Title: Sex Workers Rise Up After Fatal Stabbings
Author: Melissa Gira Grant
Publication: In These Times (Monthly Magazine)
Country: USA
URL: http://inthesetimes.com/uprising/entry/15337/sex_workers_rise_up_after_fatal_stabbings/

Title: Turning a deaf ear to the sex trade
Author: David Maddox
Publication: The Scotsman (Daily Newspaper)
Country: UK
URL: http://www.scotsman.com/news/david-maddox-turning-a-deaf-ear-to-the-sex-trade-1-3010032

Title: Stabbed to Death by Stigma
Author: Kate L. Gould
Publication: Huffington Post (Internet Newspaper)
Country: UK
URL: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/kate-l-gould/sex-workers-sweden_b_3610665.html

Title: Tough or tolerant? Scotland turns up heat on prostitution debate
Author: Alexandra Topping
Website: The Guardian (Daily Newspaper)
Country: UK
URL: http://www.theguardian.com/society/2013/jul/15/scotland-prostitution-debate-criminalisation-legalisation

Title: Should Prostitution Be Legalised in the UK?
Author: Danny McDonald
Publication: Vice (Magazine)
Country: UK
URL: http://www.vice.com/en_se/read/should-prostitution-be-legalised-in-the-uk

Title: Sex workers join global campaign to prevent violence
Author: Kristian Silva
Publication: The Age, Victoria (Daily Newspaper)
Country: Australia
URL: http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/sex-workers-join-global-campaign-to-prevent-violence-20130719-2qa0e.html?ref=nf

Title: Sex workers deserve an end to discrimination (New!)
Author: Amy Gray
Publication: Sydney Morning Herald (Daily Newspaper)
Country: Australia
URL: http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/life/sex-workers-deserve-an-end-to-discrimination-20130730-2qwrx.html

Title: L’effroyable assassinat de Jasmine Petite, victime de la putophobie
English: The appalling murder of Petite Jasmine, victim of whorephobia
Website: Metro News (Freesheet)
URL: http://www.metronews.fr/blog/ovidie/2013/07/13/leffroyable-assassinat-de-jasmine-petite-que-les-services-sociaux-suedois-ont-refuse-decouter/

Title: Mobilisation mondiale en mémoire des prostituées assassinées
English: Global mobilisation in memory of murdered prostitutes
Author: Ovidie
Publication: Metro News (Freesheet)
Country: France
URL: http://www.metronews.fr/debats/mobilisation-mondiale-en-memoire-des-prostituees-assassinees/srCmgt!znFdut8gaprA8BuO1zN8xQ/

Title: Aktionstag für Sexarbeit
English: Action Day for Sex Work
Author: Haidy Damm
Publication: Neues Deutschland (Daily Newspaper)
Country: Germany
URL: http://www.neues-deutschland.de/artikel/827810.aktionstag-fuer-sexarbeit.html

Title:  Doppelmoral gefährdet
English: Moral double standards are threatening
Author: Haidy Damm
Publication: Neues Deutschland (Daily Newspaper)
Country: Germany
URL: http://www.neues-deutschland.de/artikel/827812.doppelmoral-gefaehrdet.html

Title: Prostitution: Das Stigma tötet
English: Prostitution: Stigma Kills
Author: Sonja Dolinsek
Publication: Freitag (Weekly Newspaper)
Country: Germany
URL: https://www.freitag.de/autoren/sonja-dolinsek/prostitution-das-stigma-toetet

Title: Sesso a pagamento, sex workers in piazza contro violenze, abusi e omicidi
English: Sex for money: sex workers protest against violence, abuse and murder
Author: Stefania Prandi
Publication: Il Fatto Quotidiano (Daily Newspaper)
Country: Italy
URL: http://www.ilfattoquotidiano.it/2013/07/19/fermare-violenza-contro-sex-workers-in-piazza-per-dire-stop-alla-criminalizzazione/660555/

Title: Ombrelli rossi a lutto per dire basta alla violenza contro le sex workers
Author: Red umbrellas in mourning to put a stop to violence against sex workers
Publication: Redattore Sociale (News agency specializing in daily social issues and welfare in Italy and in the world)
Country: Italy
URL: http://www.redattoresociale.it/Notiziario/Articolo/442206/Ombrelli-rossi-a-lutto-per-dire-basta-alla-violenza-contro-le-sex-workers

Title: Sex workers cry foul over activist’s death
Website: The Local (Online News Portal)
Country: Sweden
URL: http://www.thelocal.se/49120/20130717/

Title: ‘Selling sex doesn’t make you an unfit parent’
Author:  Oliver Gee
Publication: The Local (Online News Portal)
Country: Sweden
Notes: Includes statements from Pye Jakobsson
URL: http://www.thelocal.se/49220/20130723/

Title: ”Sverige är konservativt och litet”
English: “Sweden is conservative and small”
Author: Jan Lewenhagen
Publication: Dagens Nyheter (Daily Newspaper, no free access)
Country: Sweden
URL: http://www.dn.se/nyheter/varlden/sverige-ar-konservativt-och-litet/

Title: Stigma joka johtaa murhiin
English: Stigma that leads to murders
Author: Kaisu Suopanki
Publication: Kansan Uutiset (Weekly Newspaper)
Country: Finland
URL: http://www.kansanuutiset.fi/uutiset/ulkomaat/3029582/stigma-joka-johtaa-murhiin

Title: Prostitution in Europe: legalize or criminalize?
Author: Corinne Purtill
Publication: Alaska Dispatch (Online Newspaper)
Country: USA
URL: http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/20130904/prostitution-europe-legalize-or-criminalize

2. Blogs/Other Websites

Title: Justice for Jasmine
Author: Jemima
Website: Sometimes, it’s just a cigar
Country: UK
URL: http://sometimesitsjustacigar.wordpress.com/2013/07/12/justice-for-jasmine/

Title: The Bloody State Gave Him The Power: A Swedish Sex Worker’s Murder
Author: Caty Simon
Website: Tits and Sass
Country: USA
Notes: Interview with Pye Jakobsson, Coordinator of Rose Alliance (Sweden)
URL: http://titsandsass.com/the-bloody-state-gave-him-the-power-a-swedish-sex-workers-murder/

Title: Both Transphobic and Whorephobic: The Murder of Dora Oezer
Author: Caty Simon
Website: Tits and Sass
Country: USA
Notes: Interview with Kemal Iffetsiz Asyu Ayrikotu, chair of the Red Umbrella Sexual Health and Human Rights Association (Turkey)
URL: http://titsandsass.com/both-transphobic-and-whorephobic-the-murder-of-dora-oezer

Title: Rest in Peace, Jasmine!
Author: Astrid Renland
Website: Research Project Korea
Country: Germany
Notes: Astrid Renland is the manager of Prostituertes interesseorganisasjon i Norge (PION), a sex workers’ rights organisation in Norway
URL: http://researchprojectkorea.wordpress.com/2013/07/16/rest-in-peace-jasmine/

Title: Trans woman, 24, stabbed to death in Turkey
Author: Joe Morgan
Website: Gay Star News
Country: UK
URL: http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/trans-woman-24-stabbed-death-turkey100713

Title: Violence against Sex Workers must stop!
Author: Jade Barker, Tasmanian State Coordinator, Scarlet Alliance
Publication: Tasmanian Times
Country: Australia
URL: http://tasmaniantimes.com/index.php?%2Fpr-article%2Fviolence-against-sex-workers-must-stop%2F

Title: Murder prompts calls for legalised sex work
Author: Serkan Ozturk
Publication: Star Observer (Website about LGBT news)
Country: Australia
URL: http://www.starobserver.com.au/news/local-news/new-south-wales-news/2013/07/30/murder-prompts-calls-for-legalised-sex-work/107278

Title: Tod zweier Sexarbeiterinnen in der letzten Woche – Tatort Schweden und Türkei
English: Death of two sex workers last week – Crime scenes in Sweden and Turkey
Website: Sexwork Deutschland
URL: http://sexwork-deutschland.de/Prostituierten-Vereinigung/Aktuelles/Eintrage/2013/7/14_Tod_zweier_Sexarbeiterinnen_in_der_letzten_Woche_-_Tatort_Schweden_und_Turkei.html

Title: End Violence Against Sex Workers: Full Decriminalisation Now
Author: Antigenitalistische Offensive
Publication: linksunten.indymedia.org
Country: Germany (left-wing media network)
URL: https://linksunten.indymedia.org/en/node/90995

Title: It’s time for ACTION
Author: Laura Lee
Website: Laura’s Diary
Country: UK
URL: http://lauraslifeandthoughts.blogspot.de/2013/07/its-time-for-action.html

Title: Report back from yesterday’s demo
Author: Chicago Decriminalize Now
Country: USA
URL: http://chicagodecriminalizenow.wordpress.com/2013/07/20/reportback-from-yesterdays-demo/

Title: #StigmaKills
Author: Melissa McEwan
Publication: Shakesville (Progressive feminist blog)
Country: USA
URL: http://www.shakesville.com/2013/07/stigmakills.html

Title: Nefret cinayetlerine karşı yürüme eylemi!
English: Protest against Hate Crimes!
Website: Milliyet
Country: Turkey
URL: http://gundem.milliyet.com.tr/nefret-cinayetlerine-karsi-yurume/gundem/detay/1736104/default.htm

Title:  Kırmızı Şemsiye Derneği: “Trans Seks İşçilerine Yönelik Cinayetleri Durdurun!”
English: Red Umbrella Association: “Stop Crimes Against Trans Sex Workers!”
Website: Baska Haber
Country: Turkey
URL: http://www.baskahaber.org/2013/07/trans-seks-iscilerine-yonelik.html

Title: Ankara Dora’yı Öldüren Sisteme Karşı Buluştu
English: Protest in Ankara against killing of Dora
Author: Ömer Akpınar
Website: KAOS GL
Country: Turkey
URL: http://kaosgl.org/sayfa.php?id=14489

Title: Öldürülen Dora İçin Bakan Fatma Şahin’e Açık Mektup
English: Open Letter to Minister Fatma Sahin about Dora’s murder
Author: Kemal Ördek
Website: KAOS GL
Country: Turkey
URL: http://kaosgl.org/sayfa.php?id=14482

Title: #StigmaKills: le #sexworkers consegnano rose rosse in lutto alla Presidente #Boldrini
English: # StigmaKills: #sexworkers in mourning deliver red roses to the President #Boldrini
Author: laglasnost
Publication: Al di là del Buco (Feminist blog; “Towards the end of the Cold War (and even hot) between the sexes” (Blog byline)
Country: Italy
URL: http://wp.me/p2WlVi-1qn

Title: Jasmine, attivista/sexworker punita dallo Stato, uccisa dal suo ex
English: Jasmine, activist / sexworker punished by the state, killed by her ex
Author: laglasnost
Publication: Al di là del Buco (Feminist blog; “Towards the end of the Cold War (and even hot) between the sexes” (Blog byline)
Country: Italy
URL: http://wp.me/p2WlVi-1op

Title: ¡En Suecia asesinaron a una trabajadora sexual!
English: Murder of a Swedish Sex Worker
Website: Redtrasex
Country: Argentina
URL: http://www.redtrasex.org/En-Suecia-asesinaron-a-una.html

Title: Justicia para Jasmine
English: Justice for Jasmine
Publication: El estante de la Citi
Country: Spain
Notes: Spanish translation of the original article at “Sometimes, I’ts just a Cigar” by Jemima (see above)
URL: http://elestantedelaciti.wordpress.com/2013/07/16/justicia-para-jasmine/

Title: Nuevo asesinato de una mujer transexual en Turquía
English: New murder of a transgender woman in Turkey
Publication: Dos Manzanas (Website about LGBT news)
Country: Spain
URL: http://www.dosmanzanas.com/2013/07/nuevo-asesinato-de-una-mujer-transexual-en-turquia.html

Title: Mordet Pa Eva-Maarree – Demonstrationer mot svenska sexkopslagen varlden over
English: Murder of Eva-Marree – Worldwide Demonstrations against Swedish Sex Purchase Act
Publication: Fria Tider (Right-wing alternative online magazine)
Country: Sweden
URL: http://www.friatider.se/demonstrationer-mot-svenska-sexkopslagen-varlden-over

3. Audio & Video

Title: Justice for Jasmine, Justice for Dora (Audio 56:44)
Description: Interviews with Janelle Fawkes, CEO, Scarlet Alliance (Australia), Ari Ariari, Coordinator of the Australian protests,Luca Stevenson, International Committee for the Rights of Sex Workers in Europe (Scotland),Pye Jakobsson, Coordinator, Rose Alliance (Sweden)
Author: Christian Vega
Publication: The Vixen Hour on Radio Joy 94.9
Country: Australia
URL: http://joy.org.au/thevixenhour/2013/07/justice-for-jasmine-justice-for-dora/

Title: Sex workers’ rights activists in global protest against Sweden’s prostitution laws (Audio 4:47)
Description: Interview with Luca Stevenson, ICRSE coordinator
Publication: Radio Sweden
Country: Sweden
Notes: Includes photos by Daniel Klaar/P3 Nyheter, who attended the Berlin protest.
URL: http://sverigesradio.se/sida/gruppsida.aspx?programid=2054&grupp=3583&artikel=5596304

Title: The murder of Eva-Marree / Jasmine
Author: Xzenu Cronström Beskow
Notes: XC Beskow is a friend and fellow activist of Jasmine
Publication: XC Beskow’s Youtube Channel
Country: Sweden
URL: http://youtu.be/NFY2XeEqaN8

Title: Demonstrationer i världen mot svensk sexköpslag (Audio 1:31)
English: Global Demonstrations against the Swedish sex-purchase law
Publication: Sveriges Radio
Country: Sweden
URL: http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=1646&artikel=5596329&playaudio=4631798

Title: Svenska sexköpslagen väcker protester i världen (Audio 0:59)
English: Swedish Sex Purchase Act raises protests worldwide / Interview with Pye Jakobsson, Rose Alliance
Publication: Sveriges Radio
Country: Sweden
URL: http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=96&artikel=5595659

4. Photos

If you took photos at a protest or vigil you attended, please send them to Luca Stevenson at info@sexworkeurope.org. Or if there is a lot of data, please share the files using Dropbox or a similar storage site. Where possible, please make sure you only submit photos where all the people featured explicitly consented to be photographed. Please refer to the Important Notice to All Participants.

Title: Global Protest to End Violence against Sex Workers
Photographers: See photo credits under each photo
Website: Research Project Korea (Facebook – No account necessary for viewing)
Country: Global
URL: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.654538531225431.1073741832.261987890480499&type=1

Title: Desiree Alliance 2013 Arts on the Strip in Las Vegas
Photographers: Stella Zine + Christina Page
Website: Stella Zine
Country: USA
URL: http://femmeagandhi.blogspot.de/2013/07/desiree-alliance-2013-arts-on-strip.html

Title: Berlin Protest to End Violence Against Sex Workers
Photographer: Marek Foeller/Matthias Lehmann
Website: Research Project Korea (Facebook – No account necessary for viewing)
Country: Germany
URL: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.652700358075915.1073741831.261987890480499&type=1&l=7e70e69b80

Title: Sex workers rally at Swedish Embassy in Berlin
Photographer: Thorsten Strasas
Website: Demotix (Watermark)
Country: Germany
URL: http://www.demotix.com/news/2270492/sex-workers-rally-swedish-embassy-berlin

Title: Berlin Rally remembers death of Dora Özer in Turkey
Photographyer: Thorsten Strasas
Website: Demotix (Watermark)
Country: Germany`
URL: http://www.demotix.com/news/2253193/berlin-rally-remembers-death-dora-zer-turkey#media-2253471

Title: Internationaler Tag gegen Gewalt und Mord an SexworkInnen
Photographer: Florian Boillot
Website: Flickr (Watermark)
Country: Germany
URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/florianboillot/sets/72157634706787935/

Title: Sex Workers Protest in Rome
Photographer: Simona Granati
Website: Demotix (Watermark)
Country: Italy
URL: http://www.demotix.com/node/2270203

Title: Sex workers protest against murders outside Swedish Embassy in London
Photographer: Paul Davey
Website: Demotix (Watermark)
Country: UK
URL: http://www.demotix.com/news/2270365/sex-workers-protest-against-murders-outside-swedish-embassy-london

Title: Marching from Turkish to Swedish embassy in NY
Photographer: Melissa Gira Grant
Website: Instagram
Country: USA
URL: http://instagram.com/p/b9d3NCwR-G/#

Title: Sex work is real work #StigmaKills
Photographyer: Claire Askew ‏@OneNightStanzas
Website: Twitter
Country: UK
URL: http://twitpic.com/d3g0rd/full

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Should you know of any additional news articles, blog posts or other media about Jasmine, Dora and the protests, please send them to Luca Stevenson (ICRSE Coordinator) at info@sexworkeurope.org

Please note: Links to articles are not necessarily endorsements of the views expressed or terminology used therein.

Last updated on August 2nd, 2013.

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