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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 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 »

Turkey blocks Wikipedia for 'not removing content' - Aljazeera.com

Turkey has blocked Wikipedia - the online encyclopedia - for articles and comments that suggested the country was in cooperation with "terror groups". Turkish officials had been in contact with the website various times and requested the content in ...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 »

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 »

Wikipedia blocked in Turkey over terrorism 'smear campaign' - Stuff.co.nz

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, cites administrative measures - The Indian Express

Wikipedia banned,Turkey authorities, administrative measures,VPN, Virtual Private Network, Facebook. Some observers speculated that the ban was a bid to suppress criticism on Erdogan's Wikipedia page.(Image for representation, Source: Wikipedia ...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 »