Turkey police arrested journalist Sadaf Kabas for insulting President Tayyip Erdogan

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Turkey police arrested journalist Sadaf Kabas for insulting President Tayyip Erdogan
Turkey police arrested journalist Sadaf Kabas for insulting President Tayyip Erdogan
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A local Turkish court ordered Sedaf Kabas, a well-known journalist, to be imprisoned pending trial on charges of insulting Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan.
At around 2 a.m. (2300 GMT), police detained Kabas and brought her to Istanbul’s main police station before bringing her to the city’s main courthouse, where a court later ruled in favor of her formal arrest, according to the broadcaster.
The alleged insult came in the form of a palace-related proverb, which Kabas shared on an opposition television channel as well as on her Twitter account, prompting government officials to condemn her.

“The presidency’s office carries with it the pride of our country… I strongly reject the derogatory remarks made about our president and his office “The head of Turkey’s Communications Directorate, Fahrettin Altun, wrote

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