This is the Turkish alphabet. It has a few letters English doesn’t have and it’s missing three that English does have: Q, W and X. Authorities in Turkey like it that way. If someone were to use one of the missing letters, they could be arrested. Just ask Kurdish political leader Mahmut Alinak. He wrote an angry letter to the Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Kurdish. That letter got him an 18 month prison sentence because it contained Q, W and X.

via Illegal letters in Turkey | Latest Editions | PRI’s The World.

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