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Artist faces 2 year Sentence

Art Not OiI  contributor,artist Michael Dickinson faces  up to 2 year in sjail for 'insulting the Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan' with a couple of his collages.


A petition in his support  has been organized by Mungbeing, the onlinmagazine, calling for the abolition of Article 301 in the Turkish Penal Code, which hacriminalized the freedom of expression of  many Turkish writers anartists.

 http://www.mungbeing.com/petition.htm

 A court date has been set for 24th March 2008. Please sign the petition.

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