Turkish Man Facing Prison For Comparing President to Gollum

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Turkish man Bilgin Çiftçi is on trial after being accused of insulting president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan by comparing him to JRR Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings character Gollum. Now, a group of experts have been brought in to study the character in order to determine whether or not the comparison is truly an insult. We look at Erdoğan’s crackdown on the Turkish media on the Lip News with Elliot Hill and Mark Sovel.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/dec/02/turkish-court-asks-gollum-experts-if-erdogan-comparison-insult

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Ümit Boyacı 

yaşasın Türk halkı


PartisanGamer 

Fuck Erdogan, Fuck that fascist piece of shit dictator.


Paul Maddison 

Turkey is a real terrorist state! There buying oil from isis too? Clowns


G.S.P. 

Even Middle Earth will rally behind Gollum.


JaKBaLL TV 

haha, funniest news i heard all day!!


Pink Deer 

These latest Turkey aggressions proves what a fascist totalitarian country Turkey has become after so many decades of moving towards democracy, now it's regressing back to the middle ages again!


ADAM.B xMaurizio 

whatya mean erdogen insulted by that picture comparison ? it's a compliment, so what he's a piece of shit leader and a disscraceful leader for the Turkish people


KALEIDO jess 

That's so stupid. The whole thing.


Coregame3 

ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

#FUCKTURKEY


Matin R 

Erdogan is an insult to Turkey!


ZeroFortyFive 

Comparing Erdogan to Gollum is an insult to Gollum!