Sharia comes in, freedom of speech goes out. “Turkey: 24 arrested in Smyrna for pro-protest tweets,” from ANSAmed, June 5 (thanks to Insubria):
(ANSAmed) – ANKARA, JUNE 5 – Police arrested 24 people Tuesday night in Smyrna on charges of ”incitement to disorder and propaganda” for tweeting support for nation-wide protests against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erodgan, say Turkish media outlets. Fourteen others are being sought by the police. According to local sources from the main opposition party CHP, those arrested had encouraged participation in the protests. On Monday Erdogan called Twitter a ”a curse on society”. (ANSAmed).