Merve Buyuksarac was crowned Miss Turkey in 2006. Now she’s back in the spotlight — because a Turkish prosecutor wants to teach her a lesson for having allegedly insulted President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan with an Instagram picture.
Buyuksarac’s lawyer told reporters that an Istanbul prosecutor is attempting to take Buyuksarac to court for insulting a public official. If found guilty, she could face up to two years in prison.
While the post has since been deleted, Hurriyet Daily News describes it as a satirical text titled “The Master’s Poem.” …
Insulting the Turkish leader has become a risky proposal since Erdoğan made the leap from the prime minister’s office to the president’s office last year.
Here, via the Telegraph, is the current scope of how censorious this ridiculous man and his judicial cronies are: