Islamic scholar Gülen files libel case against PM Erdoğan
Date posted: February 3, 2014
Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen Hocaefendi has filed libel suit against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for remarks Erdoğan made about him in his recent speechs, which Gülen’s lawyer say full of with derogatory and insolent remarks.
Gülen‘s lawyer Nurullah Albayrak said on Monday that Erdoğan moved beyond borders of freedom of expression and used excessively harsh insults against the Islamic scholar.
Gülen is demanding TL 100,000 in compensation for the allegedly denigrating remarks.
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