Wilders reacted by calling the Turkish president a ‘loser.’
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is suing Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders for posting a cartoon of him on Twitter.
The state news agency Anadolu reported on Tuesday that Erdoğan’s lawyer filed a criminal complaint to the Ankara prosecutor’s office for “insulting the president,” a crime under Turkish law.
On Saturday, Wilders shared a cartoon depicting Erdoğan as wearing a bomb-shaped hat featuring the logo of his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), along with the headline “terrorist.”
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European Convention on Human Rights describes national security and six other exceptions to free speech. I suppose for the sake of international peace, not abusing the father figure of 1.8 billion Muslims can be one such concession as well.
I am trying to bring the Christians, the Muslims, the agnostics and the atheists towards shared values rather than plunging into hate based on the ideas, where we do not agree.
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