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Turkey blocks Wikipedia, expanding censorship - Deutsche Welle

Turkey on Saturday blocked access to all content of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, the latest squeeze on information access in the country. Turkey Blocks, an organization that monitors internet censorship, said an administrative order blocked all ...and more »

Turkey blocks Wikipedia under law designed to protect national security - The Guardian

Users trying to access online encyclopaedia via Turkish internet providers receive 'connection timed out' error message. Reuters in Ankara. Sat 29 Apr 2017 22.46 EDT First published on Sat 29 Apr 2017 07.21 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...and more »

Wikipedia blocked in Turkey -

Access to Wikipedia has been blocked in Turkey because of content presenting the country as supporting terror. Turkey's official news agency, quoting the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, said Saturday the free online ...and more »

Access to Wikipedia blocked in Turkey - Turkey Purge

Access to Wikipedia has been blocked in Turkey as a result of “a provisional administrative order” imposed by the Turkish Telecommunications Authority (BTK). The Internet Freedom watchdog, the Turkey Blocks said it has verified restrictions affecting ...and more »

Turkey details grounds for blocking Wikipedia - Deutsche Welle

Authorities in Turkey offered up an explanation on Sunday for suddenly barring access to the popular online encyclopedia Wikipedia, saying it was over certain entries that hadn't been removed from the site. "Despite all the efforts, the content that ...and more »

Turkish authorities block Wikipedia without giving reason - BBC News

Turkey has blocked all access inside the country to the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia. Officials said "an administrative measure" had been taken, but gave no reason why. Turkish media said authorities had asked Wikipedia to remove content by writers ...and more »

Turkey Purges 4000 More Officials, and Blocks Wikipedia - New York Times

ISTANBUL — The Turkish government expanded its crackdown on dissent and free expression over the weekend, purging nearly 4,000 more public officials, blocking access to Wikipedia and banning television matchmaking shows. A total of 3,974 civil ...and more »

Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia - Reuters

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has blocked online encyclopedia Wikipedia, the telecommunications watchdog said on Saturday, citing a law allowing it to ban access to websites deemed obscene or a threat to national security.and more »

Turkey blocks Wikipedia over what it calls terror 'smear campaign' - CNN

(CNN) Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia over linking the nation to terror activity, the government said Saturday, according to state-run Anadolu Agency. Articles and comments on the popular online encyclopedia showed Turkey "in coordination and ...and more »

Turkey restricts TV dating shows and blocks access to Wikipedia - Financial Times

Turkey has moved to restrict television dating shows and blocked access to Wikipedia in a sign that the government intends to continue curbing the media and internet after it narrowly won a referendum to bolster the president's powers. The move against ...and more »