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Anger at law against insulting Erdogan in Turkey

Over 230 people have been investigated, with 105 indicted, for insulting the Turkish president in seven months, sparking complaints over freedom of speech restrictions.

The law has been in place for some time but was rarely applied in the past.

Turkish people are now questioning the validity of the rule.

Mark Lowen reports.

  • 16 Apr 2015
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