Authorities in Turkey have detained a man for hanging a towel emblazoned with the British union jack flag from a building during a public holiday.
- Associated Press
- The Guardian
The Iranian man was detained on Tuesday in the central Turkish city of Kayseri following complaints from neighbours who deemed the display of the design to be a provocative act.
The man defended himself by saying he was merely drying his wet towel, the Kayseri governor’s office said in a statement.
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