They are said to be safe and well and a family spokesman said they were unable to call home.
Maria, 28, left a desperate Whats App message for her family saying Shaza's family had followed her to Georgia with a lawyer and that they had been held for 10 hours at the airport before being released.
Kaos GL suggests that the conviction of manslaughter and not murder implies that homophobia exists within the justice system (ibid.).
Kaos GL recommends that the Turkish government revise the Penal Code to "define gay murders as hate crimes" (ibid.).
Shaza and Maria were reported missing to the Argentine Embassy in Turkey, who said Spanish police and Turkish officers were looking for them.
A spokesman for the Civil Guard in Malaga confirmed: 'The mother of the Spanish woman has reported the women missing.
This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. Internet sites, including: Amnesty International (AI), British Broadcasting Corportation (BBC), European Country of Origin Information Network (ecoi.net), Freedom House, Global Gayz, Human Rights Association of Turkey (IHD), Human Rights Foundation of Turkey, Human Rights Watch (HRW), International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights (IHF), Organization for Human Rights and Solidarity for Opressed People (Mazlumder), Today's Zaman [Istanbul].