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Renowned Turkish Pianist on Trial for Insulting Islam

Posted October 18th, 2012 at 1:45 pm (UTC-5)
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A world-renowned Turkish pianist is on trial on charges of inciting religious hatred and insulting Islam in comments he made on Twitter in April. Forty-two year old Fazil Say appeared in an Istanbul courtroom Thursday to defend himself against the charges, which stemmed from several tweets making jokes about Muslims. If convicted, he faces up […]

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Renowned Pianist on Trial for Insulting Islam

Posted October 18th, 2012 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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A world-renowned Turkish pianist is on trial on charges of inciting religious hatred and insulting Islam in comments he made on Twitter in April. Fazil Say appeared in an Istanbul courtroom Thursday to defend himself against the charges, which stemmed from several tweets making jokes about Muslims. If convicted, he faces up to 18 months […]

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