Another Turkish author tried for insulting national identity Katerina Ossenova at 10:02 AM ET
[JURIST] Another Turkish author went on trial Thursday on charges [AP report] that he "insulted the Turkish identity" in violation of Article 301 [Amnesty backgrounder] of the country's penal code. Ipek Calislar wrote that the founder of modern Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, once left his palace disguised as a woman to evade an assassination attempt. Calislar faces 4.5 years in prison if convicted.
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