Women in Turkey told: Don’t laugh


Ece Temelkuran fought back on Twitter with a photo of laughter. The Turkish political commentator has nearly one million followers on Twitter.

The deputy prime minister of Turkey has linked promiscuity to laughter.

Bulent Arinc ¬†on Monday gave a speech on the subject of “moral corruption,” the BBC reports.

“Chastity is so important,” he said. A woman should “not laugh in public.” Continue reading