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The Turkey Television Association Punishes "The Simpsons'

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Turkey people discuss religion of Homer Simpsons.


The Turkey Television Association (RTUK) decided that "The Simpsons' damaged developing of Turkish children and young people.

CNBC-E (Turkish TV) releases The Simpsons sequel for more than ten years. But latest part of sequel in last week Homer Simpson's dialogues has been cared RTUK.

Association explained that some dialogues of Homer Simpson cause fine for TV in latest part. The part released with normal logo instead of r-rated and a lot of young children influenced. Some violence scenes and some dialogues against god without r-rated logo at prime time caused decision of RTUK.

According to some news Homer motivates friend to violence by using his religion and Homer claims there was no god. He talks to friend Noel is the best time for drinking alcohol too much.

RTUK says there were some scenes which shot for all-hallows in Christianity: "These scenes mean negativity for children."

RTUK president said they didn't protect god but they protected children and young people.

Turkey Justice Ministry said TV association which had been punished by RTUK can apply to judge for reversing punishment.

Fine is about thirty thousand dollars.


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