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Turkey blocks Wikipedia under national security law -

A Turkish court blocked access to Wikipedia on Saturday , the free online encyclopedia, enforcing an earlier restriction by Turkey's telecommunications watchdog in a move that social media users called censorship. The Information and Communication ...and more »

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 under law designed to protect national security - The Guardian

Turkey has blocked Wikipedia, the country's telecommunications watchdog has said, citing a law that allows it to ban access to websites deemed obscene or a threat to national security. Later on Saturday, Turkish authorities said they had sacked more ...and more »

Turkey blocks Wikipedia for 'not removing content' -

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 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 »

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 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 »

Wikipedia has been blocked in Turkey - TechCrunch

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 encyclopedia blocked in #Turkey as of 8:00AM local time ...and more »