When the 'Harem' woman got caught in censorship, she entered the panel in the subway with a red tape!

The introduction of the comic, adapted from Zülfü Livaneli's novel "Glare in the Eye of the Viper", was censored in the Istanbul metro. İstanbul Transportation Inc. found the figures of Çağrı Coşkun, the illustrator of the book, to be obscene and only allowed it to be published with red tape by the publisher.
Zülfü Livaneli's novel "Glare in the Eye of the Viper" was published as a comic book with the name "Harem" by Destek Publishing with the drawings of Çağrı Coşkun. Advertisement for the promotion of the Harem on the Istanbul metro, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality's Transportation Inc. It was turned down by the authorities for being obscene. Transportation Inc. When the officials of the General Directorate found the advertisement obscene, the publishing house revised the advertisement by covering the cover of the book with a red tape. As of May 3, the announcement could only be published on the subway as censored by the publisher.
Media Panel General Manager Mehmet Demirci, who made the advertisement works of Transportation Inc., stated that the materials published in the advertisements cannot contain "sexuality" due to their contract. Demirci stated that they could not get consent for this cover from Ulasim AŞ when the Harem announcement came, and said, “We were told that we had to change or close the drawing. We notified the publisher about the situation. They also closed the ad with a red tape. It was published as such, ”he said.
Demirci emphasized that subway advertisements are different from open air advertisements and metro passengers are very "sensitive" and said, "If this ad was published outdoors, it would not bother anyone, but because the metro passengers are very sensitive, they immediately show the Municipality and the White Table with complaints." he spoke.
Istanbul Transportation Inc. Press and Public Relations officials did not respond to Cnnturk.com, stating that they did not have any relevant information.
What does Harem say?
The “Harem”, which tells the Ottoman palace and its life through the eyes of an eunuchs, takes place in the 17th century Ottoman palace. The book tells the tragic story of an Ethiopian eunuch who lived in the Ottoman palace and an Ottoman Sultan who was deposed by his mother. On the cover of the book, there is a naked female figure with the eunuch, the hero of the comic book. Zülfü Livaneli's novel, "Kamaşma in the Eye of the Viper", adapted by Harem, won the "Balkan Literature Prize" in 1997 and was translated into many languages.

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