The trial about the case of the restriction decision against four children’s books treated as obscene publications was held on 8th of March. The ministry previously objected to the ‘not obscene’ reports regarding the books prepared by the independent experts. Alican Acanerler from the Speak Up Platform spoke to the lawyer Ümit Erdem who filed the case ongoing since 2019
The Board of Protection of Minors from Obscene Publications declares the book titled ‘Storybook Series 3: I am reading too – Magical Rainbow’, which was published as a children’s book, an obscene publication. The book can only be sold to individuals above 18 years of age, in an opaque bag.
Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services decides that three more books are “capable of having a harmful effect on the development of children” due to certain expressions included in their content. Translator Suzan Geridönmez reacts to the decision
Describing sexual assault in his children’s book, Musa Dinç has been investigated and arrested