Mar 12, 2014 · The Turkish government recently passed a new law that will deepen the existing censorship and surveillance on the Internet. The new law is an amendment to Law #5651, an article of which has been previously condemned by European Court of Human Rights (Ahmet Yildirim vs. Turkish Government case where the Court ruled that Turkey had …
Nov 30, 2018 · In just a few years, internet censorship had become normalized, Uyanik continued. “Even though 220,000 Internet sites have been blocked in Turkey, and more than 100 people are taken into police custody every month to be questioned about something they wrote on social media, the Turkish public remains silent,” he concluded. Jun 06, 2019 · But the web proved too powerful, and from the ‘free West’ to oppressive regimes around the world, authorities are tightening their grip. Internet censorship is on the rise. Censorship Today. Censorship exists on a continuum, which makes it a slippery subject, with obvious acts of oppression at one end and protective restrictions at the other. Mar 18, 2019 · Mapping internet shutdowns | online censorship | social media blackouts. A realtime feed of live data on large-scale blocking, throttling and internet shutdown incidents: Turkey's digital censorship observatory. About the project Follow TurkeyBlocks Aug 01, 2019 · Turkey on Thursday granted its radio and television watchdog sweeping oversight over all online content, including streaming platforms like Netflix and online news outlets, in a move that raised
Jul 03, 2020 · A report prepared by the Freedom of Expression Association in Turkey has revealed the extent of internet censorship in the country. "We wanted to show the public the unseen part of the iceberg when we were preparing this report. The current order in Turkey is oppressive and restrictive," Prof. Yaman Akdeniz from Istanbul's Bilgi University said.
Oct 28, 2014 · Posted in Censorship and tagged gay.com, internet censorship in Turkey, internet surveillance in Turkey, TIB, Turkish Telecommunications Directorate on October 28, 2014 by Mehmet Atif Ergun. 1 Comment Trans Men’s Right to Information Censored by the Presidency of Telecommunication Namely, Turkey’s president and his authorities are fending off “devilish” social media users by imposing internet censorship and likely real-world consequences, such as jail time, as a legitimate way to protect Erdogan’s “family honor.” Mar 11, 2019 · A new law in Turkey has people in the country's film and television industry worried about censorship. Turkey already has restrictions on showing people smoking or violating Islamic customs, but
May 03, 2020 · Journalists are frequently imprisoned or have their movements restricted. Some estimates suggest that Turkey is responsible for one-third of all journalists imprisoned worldwide. Since the attempted coup of 2016, internet censorship has also significantly increased.
Aug 01, 2019 · Turkey on Thursday granted its radio and television watchdog sweeping oversight over all online content, including streaming platforms like Netflix and online news outlets, in a move that raised