NEWS
Transsexual Turkish singer acquitted
19 Dec 2008
BY INDEX ON CENSORSHIP

Bulent Esroy, a popular transsexual singer in Turkey, was acquitted yesterday of charges of ‘turning the people against military service’.

Esroy had spoken out against the military campaign against the Kurdish militia groups in Turkey, but the court ruled that the comments were ‘in line with the free expression of individual views’.

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