Friday, September 22, 2006

Arabian Nights

It is only by the closest of shaves that Turkish authoress Elif Shafak has been cleared of "insulting Turkishness" by a Turkish court.
I kid you not; go here to read how bad things are for anyone who dares to insult Turkishness in any shape or form.


And to think it may not be long till the European Union allows Turkey to join - the mind boggles. People in Britain would most likely end up in court accused of insulting Turkishness too, just for writing in a blog or a newspaper.......
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