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Turkey - Turkish cartoonist jailed on insult charge

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The cartoonist Mehmet Düzenli began serving a three-month prison sentence yesterday in the southern city of Alanya on a charge of insulting Adnan Oktar, a controversial Muslim preacher who is well known for his creationist, anti-masonic, anti-Zionist and holocaust-denial views. The sentence was passed by a court in the nearby town of Sirik on 10 April as a result of lawsuit brought by Oktar over a cartoon about him. Düzenli refused to appeal on the grounds that a decision to suspend the (...)

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