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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 »

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 »

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 »

Wikipedia blocked in Turkey - CBC.ca

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 »

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 »

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 has been blocked in Turkey - TechCrunch

Wikipedia, the online user-generated encyclopedia, has been blocked by the Turkish government. News of the blockage was first reported by the website Turkey Blocks, at around 1AM Eastern this morning. Confirmed: All editions of the #Wikipedia online ...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 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 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 »