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Turkey: Move to block YouTube ahead of elections points to growing censorship

Headline Title:  Turkey: Move to block YouTube ahead of elections points to growing censorship 27 March 2014  The Turkish authorities’ move today to block access to YouTube on the eve of Sunday’s elections, and not long after they restricted access to Twitter, smacks of a wider pre-meditated crackdown on freedom of expression, Amnesty International said.  According to media reports, Turkey’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs cited national security concerns when it sought an administrative order to block the video-sharing platform – allegedly to prevent further circulation…

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