Turkish musician Fazıl Say sentenced to 10 months in prison for blasphemy case

2013-09-21 01:25:07 | Al Muslim News
Turkish musician Fazıl Say sentenced to 10 months in prison for blasphemy case

 

A Turkish court has handed a 10-month suspended jail term to populer Turkish musician Fazil Say for a second time in a retrial over social media posts deemed religiously offensive. Say was originally sentenced on April 15 for allegedly inciting religious hatred and insulating Islamic values in a series of tweets he posted last year. Say, who was not present at Friday's hearing, was also placed on a two-year probation, his lawyer Meltem Akyol said, adding that he planned to appeal the verdict..

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