Thursday, October 20, 2005

Pamuk says he will keep telling his own truth

Pamuk’s case has attracted the interest of the European Union.

ISTANBUL - Prominent Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk has claimed that pressure is being applied to him to stop speaking his mind, citing a court case against him in which he is charged with insulting Turkish identity.

In comments made in a television program to be aired on the Turkish channel NTV, Pamuk described the case against him as nonsense and unjust for someone like himself who had devoted his life to Turkish culture and the Turkish language.

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