Turkish singer appears in court over prank about religious schools | app

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish pop singer charged with “inciting hatred and enmity” with a joke about Turkish religious schools dismissed the charge Friday in her first court appearance.

Singer-songwriter Gulsen has been charged and briefly jailed for the joke she made at a concert in April when she joked that one of her musicians’ ‘perversion’ came from attendance at a religious school.

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