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The troubling message of this week’s internet bans in Turkey

The ban, earlier this week, of of facebook, twitter, and youtube, along with a threatened ban of google proved to be short lasting.  The chilling message the ban sends regarding freedom of expression in Turkey is nonetheless deeply disturbing. “The … Continue reading

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Don’t shoot the messenger

Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has found a lot of people to blame for the shocking (and on-going) violence that has shaken Turkey this past week (he and his government not notable amongst them):  the parliamentary opposition, “extremists,” “a few marauders,” … Continue reading

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Two Minutes to Fight for Freedom in Turkey (reposted from AI-USA site)

In Turkey, freedom of expression is under attack. But you can make a difference. And it will only take two minutes of your time to add your voice to calls for real freedom in Turkey. The Criminalization of Dissent The situation is … Continue reading

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