Turkish pianist charged with insulting Islam

02.06.2012                      12.Siwan. 5772                      Nasso

Türkische Justiz:

Turkish pianist charged with insulting Islam

Internationally acclaimed classical musician quotes anti-Muslim poem on twitter, could face 18 months in prison.

An internationally acclaimed Turkish classical pianist is to stand trial on charges of insulting Muslim religious values in comments posted on Twitter, an Istanbul court ruled on Friday.
Fazil Say has performed with the New York Philharmonic, Berliner Symphoniker, Israel Philharmonic, Orchestre National de France and Tokyo Symphony Orchetra and has served as a cultural ambassador to the European Union….