Sunday, December 13, 2015

Is it a crime to compare Turkey's president to Gollum in Lord of the Rings?

Not meant to be humorous, because someone could go to jail for a long time, or receive a severe penalty for denigrating the President of Turkey if  this comparison is perceived to be "unfavorable".

Who, asked the judge, is Gullum? Why compare his looks to those of the Turkish president? The judge wants five top people in Turkish society to analyze Gullum's looks, character and actions.

(No joking.)

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