My Precious Erdogan

Gollum Erdogan

Meh… I don’t think Gollum should feel all that insulted.

Bilgin Ciftci is a Turkish Blogger who posted a meme of Gollum (from Lord of the Rings) comparing Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to the fictional character. He stands accused of insulting a public figure, which is a crime in Turkey. The judge reportedly has now called in a team of five experts to determine whether this is, indeed, an insult. Ciftci faces up to a month in jail if he is convicted.

 

His lawyer Hicran Danışman joked that the trial has now turned into “a case of saving the pride of Gollum”. (source)

 

One Response to My Precious Erdogan

  1. evrenseven says:

    Turkey: At Least We’re Not India! ™

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