Latest News Wires Turkish teen release: His crime? Insulting the president.

Wednesday's arrest of a 16-year-old boy over a public speech caused uproar in Turkey. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is protected under Turkish law, with a maximum sentence of four years in jail for anyone convicted of defamation. 

By , Associated Press

Associated Press

A high school student who was jailed for allegedly insulting Turkey's president was released from custody on Friday after his arrest caused uproar in the country.