Turkey: The 4th laziest country according to the Daily Beast

Turkey: The 4th laziest country. In terms sporting practices, she is the number one though! According to the Daily Beast. Check out the laziest countries there.

In the mean time, Hürriyet says Turkish women are no more scared and more call 183 to ask for help against domestic violence.

Turkish Media Says Court Sentences Turkcell Chairman -IHA – WSJ.com

by Turkish Digest

“Turkish Media Says Court Sentences Turkcell Chairman

ISTANBUL (Dow Jones)–A Turkish court sentenced Mehmet Emin Karamehmet, the chairman of the country’s largest mobile-phone operator Turkcell (TKC), to nearly 12 years imprisonment for embezzlement”

BERK ÇEKTİR – Acquisition of Turkish citizenship by marriage

This is one of the e-mails that has been waiting for a long time in my inbox (I am sorry for the delay in responding); I am not correcting some misused words and sentences. Indeed, I like the diversity of readers from different countries.

Literature or Pornography?

from Turkish Politics in Action by Ragan Updegraff

Literature and works of art are exempt from articles criminalizing obsencity in the Turkish Penal Code, but what is deemed “literature” is subject to debate. In a recent case before the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), the Court ruled that Turkey infringed on the freedom of expression when it convicted Hades Publishing House owner Rahmi Akdas for publishing the controversial, highly erotic novel of French author Guillaume Appolinaire. From Bianet:

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