Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Orhan Pamuk fined for uttering a historical truth

“Thirty-thousand Kurds and one million Armenians were killed in these lands, and nobody but me dares to talk about it.” so said Orhan Pamuk, the Nobel Prize-winning author in 2005.

Now a Turkish Court orders him to pay 6,000 liras (about 4,000 USD) to six individuals—1,000 liras each—in compensation for insulting their “Turkishness”.


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