Itir Esen, 18, smiles after being crowned as Miss Turkey 2017 in Istanbul. She was later stripped of her crown for a tweet about the July 15, 2016 coup attempt. Photo: AP Itir Esen, 18, smiles after being crowned as Miss Turkey 2017 in Istanbul. She was later stripped of her crown for a tweet about the July 15, 2016 coup attempt. Photo: AP
Itir Esen, 18, smiles after being crowned as Miss Turkey 2017 in Istanbul. She was later stripped of her crown for a tweet about the July 15, 2016 coup attempt. Photo: AP
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Ousted Miss Turkey faces ‘up to one year jail’ over tweet

Itir Esen won the pageant in September but had her crown taken away because of what organisers said was an “unacceptable tweet” about the July 15, 2016 coup attempt

Topic |   Turkey
Itir Esen, 18, smiles after being crowned as Miss Turkey 2017 in Istanbul. She was later stripped of her crown for a tweet about the July 15, 2016 coup attempt. Photo: AP Itir Esen, 18, smiles after being crowned as Miss Turkey 2017 in Istanbul. She was later stripped of her crown for a tweet about the July 15, 2016 coup attempt. Photo: AP
Itir Esen, 18, smiles after being crowned as Miss Turkey 2017 in Istanbul. She was later stripped of her crown for a tweet about the July 15, 2016 coup attempt. Photo: AP
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