• Ex-Miss Turkey Sentenced  For ‘insulting’ Turkish President

    Ex-Miss Turkey Sentenced For ‘insulting’ Turkish President

    A Turkish court Tuesday found a former Miss Turkey beauty queen guilty of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on social media, handing her a suspended sentence of over one year in jail.

    The Istanbul court sentenced model Merve Buyuksarac, 27, to one year and two months in prison for “publicly insulting” Erdogan in a satirical poem she posted on her Instagram account, the Dogan news agency reported.

    The punishment has been suspended, it added, without giving further details.

    The “Master’s Poem” — which […]