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Rights Group: Turkey's YouTube, Twitter Bans Violate Free Expression

A leading international human rights group is calling the Turkish government's decision to block YouTube a "disastrous move" for freedom of expression and the right to access information. Human Rights Watch urged Turkey to restore access to YouTube, as well as Twitter, which it banned last week. The New York-based rights organization said the restrictions violate Turkey's obligations under international human rights law and domestic law. Turkey blocked access to...

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