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Turkey blocks all access to Wikipedia - The Times of Israel

ISTANBUL (AP) — In a move that social media users called censorship, a Turkish court on Saturday blocked access to Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia, enforcing an earlier restriction by Turkey's telecommunications watchdog. The Information and ...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 »

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 »

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 »

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 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 »

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 »

Turkey Blocks Access to Wikipedia as Its Assault on Dissent and Free Speech Continues - Slate Magazine (blog)

The Turkish government, known to censor social media sites in the country, blocked access to Wikipedia, a media watchdog organization reported Saturday. The government blocked the user-written online encyclopedia under the auspices of a law allowing ...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 »