No sex please, we're Turkish

 

Ankara - Turkish television producers went on strike claiming censorship yesterday after the authorities decided to shut down a television station for allowing comments about a government minister's celibacy to be broadcast. The broadcasting authority imposed a 24-hour closure on the private D channel, saying remarks by an actor about the minister, Ms Isilay Saygin, had been "insulting and degrading". Ms Saygin had said she was too busy to get around to having sex.