Turkey arrests pop singer for joke about religious schools, calls it a
From Johnny@21:1/5 to All on Sun Aug 28 08:16:21 2022
By Andrew Mark Miller
Published August 27, 2022
A Turkish pop star has reportedly been arrested on charges of "inciting
hatred" in response to a joke she told about religious schools in the
Gulsen, a 46-year-old pop star in Turkey was taken away from her home
in Istanbul for questioning and formally arrested late Thursday after
she joked at a concert in April that one of her musicians’ "perversion" stemmed from attending an Islamic school.
"He studied at an Imam Hatip (school) previously," the singer said.
"That’s where his perversion comes from."