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Now Turkish Dictator Erdogan Arresting Students for Displaying Cartoons Making Fun of Him
Back in April, Turkish cartoonist Musa Kart, along with 13 other staff members of Turkish opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet, was sentenced to prison, the culmination of a long sham trial resulting from a crackdown on political opponents by Erdogan in response to a failed coup attempt in November of 2016 The arrest of the students traces its origins back to Kart, who was[...]
Musa Kart cartoon
Turkish Cartoonist Musa Kart has been imprisoned since last November, swept up in a government crackdown following a failed coup the prior July Kart, along with 16 other journalists that worked for the country's oldest newspaper, Cumhuriyet, were accused of participating in terrorism, a sham charge meant to punish the paper for criticizing the government and[...]
Musa Kart cartoon
Amongst those on trial is Turkish cartoonist Musa Kart, arrested and held for nearly a year and facing a trial that could sentence him with nearly 30 years in court, for drawing comics critical of the Turkish government and its dictator The trial began yesterday. A previous comic by Musa Kart that led to a 2014[...]
Musa Kart cartoon
The writing behind the judge reads "Justice is the foundation of the state" — Selin Girit (@selingirit) July 24, 2017 Cartoonist Musa Kart, whose "crimes" consist of creating political cartoons criticizing and making fun of Edrogan and his tactics, and sixteen other journalists and executives from the paper went before a judge today in Turkey's 27th Heavy Penal[...]
Cartoonist Musa Kart And Other Turkish Journalists Indicted After Five Months In Prison, Face Decades-Long Jail Terms
For cartoonist Musa Kart, whose "crimes" consist of creating political cartoons making fun of Edrogan and his tactics, the government seeks up to a 29 year sentence. Nonprofit group Cartoonists Rights Network International, which has been monitoring and publicizing the story, issued a statement on the indictments, calling them an "embarrassing effort on the part of the Turkish[...]