Turkish courts have sentenced an opposition leader to compensation for saying ” you are not godly, you are a religion-monger “! Condemnation of Turkey for violating freedom of expression!
JUDGMENT Kılıçdaroğlu v. Turkey 27.10.2020 (app. no. 16558/18) see here SUMMARY The case concerned a civil judgment ordering Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, leader of the main opposition party, to pay compensation for tarnishing the reputation of the then Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, on account of remarks made by him in two speeches delivered in 2012 on […]