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Turkish journalist arrested for insulting Erdogan live

Ankara: A Turkish court ordered the arrest of prominent journalist Sedef Kabas for making offensive remarks about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on live television, CNN Turkey reported on Saturday.

During the show, journalists mentioned the saying about “the cow in the palace” while talking about Erdogan’s policy live, Sputnik reported. Under Turkish law, insulting the president is a criminal offense.

Kabas’s remarks attracted attention on social networks and caused a fierce backlash from Turkish authorities.

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Omer Celic, a spokesman for the ruling Justice and Development Party, called this statement immoral and stupid.

The Turkish Radio and Television Supreme Council then began investigating the broadcasters that hosted Kabas.

According to CNN Turkey, a Turkish court ruled to arrest journalists on Saturday.

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