Turkish prosecutor seeks jail terms for four Charlie Hebdo members

Turkish prosecutor seeks jail terms for four Charlie Hebdo members

A Turkish prosecutor on Friday called for four members of Charlie Hebdo magazine to be sentenced to up to four years in prison. The reason is a cartoon depicting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that once triggered a diplomatic conflict. The cartoon in question was published

Erdogan, in the shadow of his caricature

Erdogan, in the shadow of his caricature

Erdogan, in the shadow of his caricature “Charlie Hebdo: You are bastards. You are sons of bitches. This is how he addressed Serdar ÇamTurkey’s deputy minister of culture and tourism, to the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo at Twitter, The story is just another chapter

The Erdogan dictatorship

The Erdogan dictatorship

Although it is not a topic that is high on the media’s “news” agenda here, the Erdogan government’s machinery of repression is still in full swing in Turkey. During the so-called “great purge” at least 130 journalists have been arrested and some 150 media outlets