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Turkey details grounds for blocking Wikipedia - Deutsche Welle

Turkey's telecommunications authority has said that access to Wikipedia is being barred due to entries alleging the country supports terrorism. It was not clear which specific posts had run afoul of Turkish rules. Symbolbild Wikipedia (picture alliance ...and more »

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

Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has presided over a crackdown since last year's coup attempt. Photograph: Lefteris Pitarakis/AP. Turkey has blocked Wikipedia, the country's telecommunications watchdog has said, citing a law that allows it to ...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 Wikipedia, expanding censorship - Deutsche Welle

Turkish authorities have blocked access to the popular online encyclopedia Wikipedia. No official reason was given, but local media said the move was related to associating Turkey with terrorism. Symbolbild Wikipedia (picture alliance/empics/P. Byrne ...and more »

Wikipedia blocked in Turkey over terrorism 'smear campaign' -

Under the leadership of President Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's status is listed as "not free" on the 2016 Freedom on the Net index by independent rights watchdog Freedom House. Access to Wikipedia, a free online encyclopedia, has been blocked in Turkey for ...and more »

Turkey blocks Wikipedia without court order or explanation - The Independent

Access to Wikipedia, a free online encyclopedia, has been blocked in Turkey, according to an internet censorship-monitoring network. Turkey Blocks, which calls itself an independent “digital transparency project” said users in Turkey have been unable ...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 blocks Wikipedia as threat to national security - JURIST

[JURIST] Turkey blocked [Turkey Blocks press release] the website Wikipedia [official website] on Saturday deeming it a threat to national security. Opponents say Turkey's choice [Reuters report] to block the website further supports rights groups and ...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. The move is likely to further ...and more »

Turkey Blocks All Versions of Wikipedia - Fortune

The censorship monitoring site Turkey Blocks on Saturday morning reported that all editions of Wikipedia had been blocked for internet users in Turkey. Turkish telecommunications authorities have since stated that the block was imposed under a law that ...and more »