Re: [ANE-2]Muazzez Çig acquitted - Re: Appeal fo r Muazzez Çig
- In US law, that was a dismissal, not an acquttal -- there was no trial at all (a much more satisfying outcome).
Is British usage (the story is from the BBC) different in this matter? I don't suppose anyone here is up on contemporary Turkish legal terminology ...
Peter T. Daniels grammatim@...
----- Original Message ----
From: Charles Ellwood Jones <cejo@...>
Sent: Wednesday, November 1, 2006 10:30:57 AM
Subject: [ANE-2]Muazzez Çig aquitted - Re: Appeal for Muazzez Çig
"A court in the Turkish city of Istanbul has acquitted a 92-year-old
academic of charges of insulting Muslim women and inciting religious
--- In ANEfirstname.lastname@example.org, <cejo@...> wrote:
> From "W.H. van Soldt" <w.h.van.soldt@...>
> Subject: Appeal for Muazzez Ã‡ig
> To the members of the International Association for Assyriology
> Dear members,
> As you will probably have heard our colleague Dr. Muazzez Ilmiye
Ã‡ig will have to face a trial
> with a possible conviction leading to a three-year imprisonment.
> The IAA wishes to make an appeal to the Turkish authorities for
the dismissal of any charges
> against her. An appeal to that effect has now been put on our
> We ask you to give us permission to add your name to those who
have already signed the appeal.
> Hoping to hear from you soon,
> Wilfred van Soldt
> Secretary of the IAA
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