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  2/13/2014, Adar 13, 5774

Turkey: 17 Receive Prison Sentences for Insulting Erdogan

The Turkish courts have sentenced 17 people to two years in prison for having insulted Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a demonstration. 

"It appears that the demonstrators deliberately insulted the Prime Minister and express no remorse," the sentence read.