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Turkey's leading academics on game studies have launched a petition against the Family and Social Policies Ministry's controversial initiative to ban Minecraft, a popular videogame.
Turkey's digital freedoms record has taken another blow with a ban on the popular link shortening service, bit.ly.
An official told daily Hürriyet that the brief ban was due to a 'technical error,' but more than 77,000 websites remain blocked in Turkey.
A local journalist in Turkey 'liked' a remark criticising President Erdoğan on Facebook. He said he deleted it in 30 minutes, but the court convicted him with a suspended jail sentence
A Dutch journalist tried on a charge of disseminating "terrorist propaganda" was acquitted by a Turkish court on April 13
A ruling by a local court in Turkey has likely set a new precedent in the protection of the rights of LGBTI people
Turkish authorities have blocked access to Twitter, Facebook and YouTube over their initial refusal to remove photos of a prosecutor who was taken hostage by militants in Istanbul. In eight hours, all three social media giants complied with the court ruling and Ankara revoked the ban.
In an editorial on April 3, daily Hürriyet responded to Turkish PM Davutoğlu’s accusations and sanctions on the media
A Turkish official said that Google had removed the images of the slain prosecutor which the court deemed illegal
A hostage situation in an Istanbul courthouse has led to another gag order for Turkish media
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