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Nearly 2,000 Legal Cases Opened For Insulting Turkey’s Erdogan

ANKARA, March 3 – Turkish prosecutors have opened nearly 2,000 cases against people for insulting Tayyip Erdogan since he became Turkey’s president 18 months ago, the justice minister said on Wednesday. Insulting the president is a crime in Turkey punishable by up to four years in jail, but the law has previously been invoked only rarely.

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