A belated Fazıl Say trial roundup

Posted by on October 25th, 2012
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Renowned Turkish pianist’s trial postponed

from Hurriyet Daily News
Famous Turkish pianist Fazıl Say’s trial for remarks he made on Twitter allegedly supporting atheism..

Renowned Turkish pianist to appear on trial for insulting religion

from Hurriyet Daily News
Famous Turkish pianist Fazıl Say’s trial for remarks he made on Twitter allegedly supporting atheism

 

Fazil Say, le pianiste poursuivi par les islamistes turcs

by Acturca
Le Figaro (France) no. 21217, vendredi 19 octobre 2012, p. 1 Une Icône de la Turquie moderne, le pianiste classique Fazil Say défend les valeurs laïques. Il est jugé pour des propos contre l?islam. Son procès illustre l?action du parti islamo-conservateur au pouvoir contre les libertés. p. 29 Ne tirez pas sur le pianiste Poursuivi

Fazil Say, Idole et tête de Turc

by Acturca
L?Express (France) no. 3198, mercredi 17 octobre 2012, p. 74 Gercek Burcin, correspondance Le pianiste réputé pour ses compositions et pour sa défense de la laïcité est traîné devant la justice. Le pouvoir islamo-conservateur a décidément un problème avec la liberté de création. C?est un génie du piano qui ose mélanger les genres, un artiste

Turkish pianist Fazil Say on trial for ‘insulting Islam’ on Twitter

from World news: Turkey | guardian.co.uk
Musician ? a critic of Erdogan government ? charged with offending Muslims with tweets including joke about call to prayer
A top Turkish pianist and composer appeared in court on Thursday to defend himself against charges of offending Muslims and insulting Islam in comments he made on Twitter.

Turkey: Ankara Surveys the Boundary Between Journalism and Advocacy

Turkey by k_kumkova
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Court proceedings are dragging on in Turkey for 44 Kurdish media workers accused of supporting terrorism. While human rights groups say the trial, which opened in September, is an attempt to clamp down on free speech, the Turkish government maintains that some of the defendants are not actually journalists, but propagandists.

 

Turkey: Pianist Accused of Insulting Islam

from NYT > Turkey by By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Fazil Say, a top Turkish pianist and composer, appeared in court on Thursday to defend himself against charges of offending Muslims and insulting Islam in comments he made on Twitter.

 

Is the Fazıl Say affair a case of ?blasphemy??

from Hurriyet Daily News
Turkish pianist Fazıl Say, a world-renown musician, went on trial the other day before an Istanbul court..

 

Is the Fazıl Say affair a case of ‘blasphemy?’

Al-Arabiya

Turkish pianist Fazıl Say, a world-renown musician, went on trial the other day before an Istanbul court on charges of insulting religious beliefs. The trial made international news, as many media outlets interpreted the affair as a case of ?blasphemy

The Fazıl Say case has nothing to do with justice

…trial against Fazıl Say, Turkey?s piano virtuoso of international fame, on charges that he insulted

 

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