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Turkey - Government defies constitutional court on website blocking

Reporters without borders
The Turkish government is so hell-bent on stepping up Internet censorship that it is now trying to defy the country's constitutional court. Ruling party representatives submitted a bill to parliament on 20 January that is almost identical to one adopted in September – making it easier for the authorities to block websites without first referring to a court – which the Constitutional Court rejected a month later on the grounds of unconstitutionality. “This attempt to pass an amendment that (...)

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