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Conviction of Turkish pianist sends 'chilling' warning to Twitter users

Headline Title:  Conviction of Turkish pianist sends 'chilling' warning 15 April 2013 The conviction of a renowned Turkish pianist for 'denigrating Islam' on Twitter sends a "chilling" message to social media users in the country, Amnesty International said today.Fazil Say, who has played in some of the world's leading orchestras, was today given a 10-month suspended sentence for posting tweets mocking religious individuals and Islamic conceptions of heaven in April 2012. "The conviction of Fazil Say is a flagrant violation of his freedom of expression, made possible by one…

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