Tag Archives: Ahmet Yildirim

Human Rights Watch: Revise or Repeal Internet Law 5651

Human Rights Watch has issued an important assessment of the Ahmet Yıldırım internet case. On December 18, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that Turkey had violated the right to freedom of expression through an overly broad blocking of … Continue reading

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A chip in the wall of Turkey’s internet censorship

Restriction of internet access can constitute an attack on freedom of expression. This was the conclusion of the European Court of Human Rights today, when it ruled that Turkey had violated the rights of plaintiff Ahmet Yildirim under Article 10 … Continue reading

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