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Louisiana State Univ.

Friday, May 9, 2008

Turkish President Signs Amended Penal Code Article 301 Into Law

The President of Turkey has signed into law the amendment of Penal Code Article 301, which now makes it a crime to insult the Turkish nation rather than Turkishness. Many academics and journalists had been prosecuted under the former Article 301. Read more here.

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