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On February 5, the Turkish Parliament passed a law that further tightened the government’s control over the internet. The government already blocks some 40,000 internet sites, but the newly enacted legislation goes well beyond previous restrictions.
Semih Idiz, commenting recently in AI Monitor noted that “the number of people charged, mostly under anti-terrorism legislation, for some ‘crime’ that has a political angle… almost matches the number of people in a similar situation under military rule in … Continue reading