Turkish Man Facing Prison For Comparing President to Gollum

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Dec. 04, 2015

Turkish man Bilgin ifti is on trial after being accused of insulting president Recep Tayyip Erdo?an by comparing him to JRR Tolkiens 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 Erdo?ans crackdown on the Turkish media on the Lip News with Elliot Hill and Mark Sovel.