by Posted on March 27, 2014
Turkish voters will head to the polls this week for local elections that are widely viewed as a referendum on Prime Minster Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Justice and Development Party (AKP).
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on March 27, 2014
Turkey blocked YouTube access Thursday less than 24 hours after lifting a similar ban on Twitter put in place last week.
by Ben Armbruster Posted on March 26, 2014 Updated: March 26, 2014
One Turkish court order "instructed us to take down an account accusing a former minister of corruption," Twitter said. "This order causes us concern."
Turkey's Twitter ban lasted only a few days, but Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan may have already accomplished what he wanted with it.
by Ben Armbruster Posted on March 24, 2014 Updated: March 27, 2014
A senior member of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party defended the country's ban on Twitter, saying Turkish citizens can't handle the swearing and insults.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on March 22, 2014
Turkey's citizens continue to face more Internet restrictions Saturday in the wake of this week's Twitter blockade.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on March 21, 2014 Updated: March 21, 2014
Shutting down Twitter in Turkey has only emboldened citizens, proving that government censorship is becoming largely obsolete as way to control political protest.
by Aviva Shen Posted on August 27, 2013
More than half of those users were targeted by the U.S. government.
by Ben Armbruster Posted on July 2, 2013 Updated: July 2, 2013
by Ben Armbruster Posted on June 13, 2013 Updated: June 13, 2013