leonkuravson (leonkuravson) wrote,
leonkuravson
leonkuravson

Turkey + EU = Censorship

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is already notorious for pursuing opposition journalists, artists and politicians at home. Recently he has moved to punish them outside his borders, often with acquiescence from European allies. As German TV satirist Jan Bohmermann read out a poem implicating Erdogan in sex acts with goats and a proclivity for child pornography last month, he knew exactly what he was doing – testing the patience of Turkey, which had already complained about a satirical song weeks earlier, and the tolerance of his own government.

READ MORE


Tags: pornography
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments