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Turkish Pianist Sentenced for Twitter Postings

from NYT > Turkey by By SEBNEM ARSU

Fazil Say, given a 10-month suspended sentence for insulting Islam and offending Muslims, said the accusations against him offended human rights.

Fazıl Say

 

Turkish pianist Fazil Say gets 10-month suspended jail term for blasphemy

from Hurriyet Daily News

An Istanbul court today slapped world-renowned pianist Fazil Say

 

Turkish pianist Fazıl Say gets 10-month sentence for insulting religion

from Hurriyet Daily News

World-renowned Turkish pianist Fazıl Say was handed a suspended 10-month prison sentence today..

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Judiciary condones sexual assault, says CHP lawmaker

from Hurriyet Daily News

Controversial court decisions on cases of sexual assault have prompted a main opposition deputy to accuse the judiciary of encouraging violence against women.

 

Turkey?s judicial reform falls short on conscientious objection: EU comissionner

from Hurriyet Daily News

The enactment of the 4th judicial package is positive but falls short on conscientious objection, said Stefan Füle.

 

Violences et provocations : que s?est-il passé à l?Université Dicle de Diyarbakir ?

from YOL (routes de Turquie et d’ailleurs) by anne

 

War of propaganda in Ergenekon trial

GlobalPost

The first hearing after the announcement of a prosecutor’s closing argument in theErgenekon terrorist network trial witnessed clashes between hundreds of protesters and security forces on Monday morning when supporters of the Republican People’s Party

 

Top imam greets guests in Kurdish

from Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey?s Religious Affairs Directorate head, Professor Mehmet Görmez, greeted guests in Kurdish

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