A Turkish newspaper has placed an ad at Istanbul’s main airport saying that travellers to Sweden could be raped.
Pro-government daily Gunes placed the stark warning on two billboards at Ataturk Airport’s International Terminal.
The ad read in Turkish and English: “Travel Warning! Did you know that Sweden has the highest rape rate worldwide?”
Viyana'daki aynı havalimanından yeni bir provokasyon; "Türkiye 15 yaş altı çocuklarla cinsel ilişkiye izin veriyor" pic.twitter.com/qZSsMuUoRu
— İsmail Türk (@ismiloo) August 13, 2016
It appears to be a tit-for-tat over a headline this month at an Austrian airport and a subsequent tweet by a Swedish government official.
Stockholm’s foreign minister posted that Turkey should respect child rights after a news ticker at the Vienna airport said: “Turkey allows sex with children under the age of 15”.