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Singer faces the music

Published 08/03/2010 | 05:00

A Turkish pop singer has been sentenced to write out Turkey's lengthy national anthem along with a five-page critique of it after a court found her guilty of casting ethnic slurs at a concert, newspapers said yesterday.

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Businessmen from the Kurdish city of Diyarbakir, in the impoverished southeast, which has been troubled for years by separatist violence, took Demet Akalin to court over her comments.

Irish Independent

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