Turkish photographer Fırat Erez was detained on May 17 over "insulting religious values" in a social media post. "Islam is immorality," Erez said on Twitter, prompting authorities to detain him over "insulting religious values and inciting hatred and enmity."
Nobody in their right mind can think that being an opposition party in an autocratic environment is easy. However, one cannot learn how to swim without jumping in the water. Ali Babacan's party DEVA seems to be enjoying the dry land, not taking any risks, at a time when citizens are expecting brave and wise leadership.