Cartoonists Fined For Suggesting Turkish President Erdogan Is Gay

March 25, 2015 11:46 AM

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Cartoonists Fined For Suggesting Turkish President Erdogan Is Gay

ANKARA, March 25 (Reuters) - Two Turkish caricaturists have been fined for insulting President Tayyip Erdogan after a court ruled that one of their cartoons implied he was gay, local media said on Wednesday.

Bahadir Baruter and Ozer Aydogan were prosecuted for an illustration on the front page of satirical magazine Penguen last August in which an official greeted Erdogan while apparently making a circle with his thumb and forefinger.

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