Erdosan takes legal action against Charlie Hebdo for caricature – Politico

Erdosan takes legal action against Charlie Hebdo for caricature - Politico

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is taking legal action against Charlie Hebdo after being ridiculed on the front page of a French satirical magazine on Wednesday.

The caricature depicts Erdogan in underwear, with the woman wearing a headscarf raising her skirt and exposing her naked back, “Oh! Prophet. “Both figures show that alcohol is forbidden by most Muslims.

Erdogan’s lawyer filed a criminal complaint with the Ankara prosecutor’s office on Wednesday, alleging that the cartoon was tantamount to “defamation”. Accordingly To the state news agency Anadolu.

Turkish prosecutors have launched an investigation into the magazine for “insulting the president.”

This line will increase the conflict between Turkey and France.

Ankara alleges Islamophobia perpetrated by the French government after the assassination of a French teacher who showed class caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad; Erdogan has come under fire from European leaders for insulting French President Emmanuel Macron and calling for a boycott of French goods this week. France recalls ambassador to Ankara

Directorate of Communications of Turkey Said Ankara will take “all necessary legal and diplomatic action” on the cartoons, saying, “Our fight against these harsh, malicious and degrading practices will continue to the end with rationality and determination.”

Erdogan on Wednesday Said He did not see the cartoon himself because he did not want to “give credit to such immoral publications.”

Meanwhile, the French government supports Charlie Hebdo – Says “France will never give up its principles and values, especially freedom of expression and freedom of expression.”

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