Turkey Investigating Newspaper for Publishing Charlie Hebdo Cartoon

Turkish prosecutors have launched an investigation into a national newspaper for publishing extracts from the latest edition of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The investigation follows the Turkish prime minister condemning the magazine for publishing a cartoon depicting the Muslim Prophet Muhammad. Prosecutors in Istanbul announced they are investigating Turkey’s Cumhurriyet newspaper for “inciting people to hatred or humiliation,” after it published the excerpts. READ MORE OF THIS STORY

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