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01-18-2010, 04:24 PM
Boycott any production company and book.


Monday, January 18, 2010
Mehmet Ali Ağca, known for murdering a veteran Turkish journalist and then attempting to kill Pope John Paul II, is free after 29 years in prison and ready to profit from the dark side of his life
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</td></tr></tbody></table> Mehmet Ali Ağca who shot and killed journalist Abdi İpekçi in 1979 and attempted to assassinate John Paul II in 1981 was released from prison on Monday after 29 years behind the bars.
Ağca, who hopes to be inspiration for a Hollywood production, said: "I proclaim the end of the world... every human being will die."
Dozens of reporters, photographers and television crew waited outside the Sincan Prison since early morning. His brother, Adnan Ağca handed out a file including Ağca’s handwritten letter and a copy of the Time’s cover in which the Pope is shaking hands with Ağca during his forgiving visit.
People have long been speculating whether the 52-year-old man, claiming to be the messiah, is a madman or a sly operator playing the fool.
In the letter, Ağca advocated that he is the “divine messenger of God” and vowed to write the “perfect Gospel.”
“There is not any trinity,” Ağca repeated three times in his letter. “God is unique. I’m not God. I’m not the son of God. I’m the Christ eternal namely the same divine word incarnated and reincarnated.”
“I’m the supreme servant of God in the entire universe. I proclaim the end of the world. It will be destroyed in this century,” asserted Ağca.
Lawyer Yılmaz Aboşoğlu announced at 8:45 a.m. that his client was released and later they would make a stop at the army recruiting office to submit a health report saying that he is not eligible for military service.
“As a result of many years in jail, he has suffered psychologically. According to the health report, he cannot perform military service because of having antisocial personality disorder,” Aboşoğlu told reporters.
It was reported that Ağca asked $5 million per interview after world media showed huge interest in his life story. His family is planning to earn at least $50 million of copyrights from TV series, interviews, documentaries and books.
Asked if the claims are true, Aboşoğlu avoided giving a clear confirmation but left the door open. “We have yet to agree with any television or publishing company. We’ll wait and see what to happen.”
Ağca, wearing a blue jumper, appeared in a white sedan at 9:15 a.m. He looked glad to be the center of attention and raised his fist to greet the awaiting press members, but left without making a statement.
Three police cars and a long queue of press escorted Ağca to the Gülhane Military Medicine Academy, or GATA. Though a number of police check points were set up to control traffic, press vehicles drove as if in a race. The crew of daily Akşam had an accident, crashing into a minibus.
People were angry with Ağca, not because of his earlier crimes but because of the traffic jam around the military hospital. “Why is there so much attention? Is he a pop star or a hero?” shouted a driver.
Ağca received a report saying he is not fit for military service at the end of four-and-half-hours of medical examinations. He went to the five-star Sheraton Hotel to rest and decide what to do next in his life.
Ağca later briefly spoke to press members waiting in the lobby, but insisted on talking in English despite journalists requests to talk in Turkish. "In the name of God, almighty, I proclaim the end of the world in this century. All the world will be destroyed, every human being will die. I am not God, I am not son of God, I am Christ eternal."
One of his lawyers Gökay Gültekin said Agca was planning to hold a news conference on Wednesday. His brother said they would stay in Ankara for one or two days and are likely to travel to Istanbul later.
Ağca wants his life story to be inspiration for Hollywood filmmakers, according to his lawyer. But no details were revealed.
Eligible for passport, no visa
Ağca had suggested that Bulgaria and the Soviet Union's KGB were behind the plot against the Pope, but then backed off. His contradictory statements have frustrated prosecutors over the decades. His life story sounds like a very interesting topic for many filmmakers and publishers.
He recently said he is considering book, film and television documentary offers and is planning to visit Italy, Poland, Portugal and other countries.
“Long-term imprisonment does not limit travel freedom. He can get a passport if he wishes. Only those who are in debt or are banned from travel are exceptional,” police sources told the Hürriyet Daily News & Economic Review.
However, the Italian government has already forbidden any visa for Ağca and urged European Union members not to grant him a Shengen visa after the reports were heard. Shengen countries reportedly agreed to the request.

The Mad Crapper
01-18-2010, 04:35 PM
That's just swell.

01-19-2010, 02:29 AM