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Turkey: Pre-election Twitter shutdown brings internet freedom to a new low

Headline Title:  Turkey: Pre-election Twitter shutdown brings internet freedom to a new low 21 March 2014  The first ever tweet was sent eight years ago today. No-one will be celebrating this landmark on the social media site in Turkey, however: the government has just shut it down. Amnesty International calls on the Turkish authorities to immediately reverse the decision to block the social media site.  “The decision to block Twitter is an unprecedented attack on internet freedom and freedom of expression in Turkey. The draconian measure, brought under Turkey’s restrictive…

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