Bosnia's capital Sarajevo has dropped an earlier decision to make famed Turkish writer and Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk an “honourary citizen” after coming under heavy pressure from the government of authoritarian Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Pamuk, 65, who is a vocal critic of Erdoğan, was nominated by Sarajevo for his writing screenplay dealing with the 1992-1995 Bosnian War.
A leading newspaper in Sarajevo's leading newspaper Oslobodenje reported on February 14 that city counci...
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