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

Turkish cartoonist Musa Kart and four of his colleagues at Cumhuriyet newspaper absolved

Turkish cartoonist Musa Kart and four of his colleagues at Cumhuriyet newspaper absolved

Cartoonist Musa Kart (centre) with his colleagues after the release. Photo Cumhuriyet The 16th criminal chamber of the Supreme Court decided to suspend the execution of the sentences of the five journalists of the Turkish daily Cumhuriyet. Their release is ordered. The acquittal comes after