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Turkey Censorship

For US, Turkish Leaders Are Not Reliable Friends

Mahir Zeynalov | Posted 11.22.2014 | World
Mahir Zeynalov

Washington must push Ankara to do more as part of their strong alliance, including fighting the so-called Islamic State militants, but it must at least wait and see how this internal reckoning within the ruling AKP turns out before it makes any enduring engagement with the Turkish government in other spheres.

Turkey's High Court Rules Against Twitter Ban

AP | Posted 04.03.2014 | World

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's highest court has ruled that the country's Twitter ban violates the right to free expression and has demanded that ac...

Social Media Fuels Protests In Turkey

The Media Line | Steve Dorsey | Posted 06.10.2013 | World

By Steve Dorsey/The Media Line ISTANBUL, Turkey – In between the boisterous chants calling for Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's resignation,...

Artists Fight For Their Rights In Turkey

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU | Posted 05.02.2012 | Home

ANKARA, Turkey -- In a recent play in Turkey, two actors wore trench coats in their role as assassins posing as perverts planning to flash girls near ...

Turkey Bocking 3,700 Websites

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Europe's main security and human rights watchdog said Monday Turkey was blocking some 3,700 Internet sites for "arbitrary and political reasons" and u...

Turkey's Science Board Censors Darwin

Huffington Post Contributor | Ahu Ozyurt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Turkey's "new ruling elite" has a thing against "Evolution". The religious circles that form the intelligentsia of AKP, Turkey's ruling party, just sc...