It was the first time the government indicated it could amend laws making it a crime to insult Turkey. The trial against Orhan Pamuk has drawn sharp criticism from European officials as Turkey strives to join the 25-member EU.
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- Turkish FM criticises legal action against European lawmaker (The Anatolian Times)
- Turkey admits charges against author have tarnished its image (The Guardian)
- Gul likens impact of 301 cases to that of Midnight Express (Ntv)
- Court ruling could set precedent for Pamuk case (The New Anatolian)