Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Elif Shafak - Turkish novelist facing prison

"Nobody was expecting this," says bestselling Turkish novelist Elif Shafak. A decision in Istanbul's seventh high criminal court earlier this month reopened her prosecution on charges of "insulting Turkishness". She faces a maximum jail term of three years if convicted.
More from Richard Lea in The Guardian.

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