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Turkey: Gezi Park Protest Twitter trial

Amnesty International will be monitoring the trial of 29 people who tweeted messages on the social media site in the first days of the Gezi Park protests last June Date: 21 April 2014Location: Izmir Magistrates Court No.1, Turkey 

Turquie : le blocage de YouTube avant les élections révèle une aggravation de la censure

Les autorités turques ont décidé de bloquer l’accès à YouTube jeudi 27 mars, juste avant les élections qui auront lieu dimanche 30 mars, et peu de temps après des restrictions de l’accès à Twitter. Les autorités turques ont décidé de bloquer l’accès à YouTube jeudi 27 mars, juste avant les élections qui auront lieu dimanche 30 mars, et peu de temps après des restrictions de l’accès à T

Turquía: La decisión de bloquear YouTube antes de las elecciones apunta a una creciente censura

La decisión de bloquear el acceso a YouTube, tomada por las autoridades turcas hoy, en vísperas de las elecciones del domingo y no mucho después de haber restringido el acceso a Twitter, apunta a la existencia de una represión general y premeditada de la libertad de expresión, ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional. La decisión de bloquear el acceso a YouTube, tomada por las autoridades turcas hoy, en vísperas de las elecciones del domingo y no mucho después de haber

Turkey: Move to block YouTube ahead of elections points to growing censorship

The Turkish authorities’ move today to block access to YouTube on the eve of Sunday’s elections, and not long after they restricted access to Twitter, smacks of a wider pre-meditated crackdown on freedom of expression, Amnesty International said.   The Turkish authorities’ move today to block access to YouTube on the eve of Sunday’s elections, and not long after they 

Turkey: Move to block YouTube ahead of elections points to growing censorship - 27 March 2014

Headline Title:  Turkey: Move to block YouTube ahead of elections points to growing censorship   The Turkish authorities’ move today to block access to YouTube on the eve of Sunday’s elections, and not long after they restricted access to Twitter, smacks of a wider pre-meditated crackdown on freedom of expression, Amnesty International said.  Media Node:  Turkey YouTube ban At a Glance:  Follow Andrew Gardner, Amnesty International's Researcher on Turkey, on Twitter. Story Location:  Turkey 38° 57' 49.248" N, 30° 27' 14.7672" E “The Turkish government appears to be itching for pretexts to close down websites because of their capacity to mobilize dissenting opinion and broadcast embarrassing material ” Source:  Andrew Gardner, Amnesty International's researcher on Turkey Date:  Thu, 27/03/2014 URL:  Turkey: Pre-election Twitter shutdown brings internet freedom to a new low Description:  News story, 21 March 2014 URL:  Turkey: Amnesty International welcomes Internet law changes recommended by President Description:  Public statement, 27 February 2014

Turquie. La fermeture de Twitter avant les élections marque un nouveau durcissement à l’égard de la liberté sur Internet

Le tout premier tweet a été envoyé il y a huit ans aujourd’hui. En Turquie, personne ne célébrera cette date historique pour le site de réseau social, puisque le gouvernement vient d’ordonner sa fermeture. Amnesty International demande aux autorités turques d’annuler immédiatement cette décision. Le tout premier tweet a été envoyé il y a huit ans aujourd’hui.

Turquía: El cierre preelectoral de Twitter restringe aún más la libertad en Internet

Hoy hace ocho años que se envió el primer tuit. Pero nadie va a celebrar este acontecimiento en el sitio web de la red social en Turquía: el gobierno acaba de cerrarlo. Amnistía Internacional pide a las autoridades turcas que anulen de inmediato la decisión de bloquear el sitio web de la red social. Hoy hace ocho años que se envió el primer tuit. Pero nadie va a celebrar este acontecimiento en el sitio web de la red social en Turquía: el gobierno acaba de cerrarlo.

Turkey: Pre-election Twitter shutdown brings internet freedom to a new low

The first ever tweet was sent eight years ago today. No-one will be celebrating this landmark on the social media site in Turkey, however: the government has just shut it down. Amnesty International calls on the Turkish authorities to immediately reverse the decision to block the social media site The first ever tweet was sent eight years ago today. No-one will be celebrating this landmark on the social media site in Turkey, however: the government has just shut it down.

Turkey: Pre-election Twitter shutdown brings internet freedom to a new low - 21 March 2014

Headline Title:  Turkey: Pre-election Twitter shutdown brings internet freedom to a new low   The first ever tweet was sent eight years ago today. No-one will be celebrating this landmark on the social media site in Turkey, however: the government has just shut it down. Amnesty International calls on the Turkish authorities to immediately reverse the decision to block the social media site.   Media Node:  Turkey Twitter ban At a Glance:  Follow Andrew Gardner, Amnesty International's Researcher on Turkey, on Twitter. Story Location:  Turkey 39° 3' 58.0104" N, 32° 41' 43.1268" E “The decision to block Twitter is an unprecedented attack on internet freedom and freedom of expression in Turkey. The draconian measure, brought under Turkey’s restrictive internet law, shows the lengths the government is prepared to go to prevent anti-government criticism ” Source:  Andrew Gardner, Amnesty International’s researcher on Turkey Date:  Fri, 21/03/2014 “The decision to block access to Twitter represents an ominous sign of how Turkey’s government is using the amended internet law to control online content. This amounts to court-sanctioned attacks on freedom of expression.” URL:  Turkey: Amnesty International welcomes Internet law changes recommended by President Description:  Public statement, 27 February 2014 URL:  Turkey: President Gül: Veto restrictive internet law changes Description:  Public statement, 12 February 2014

Turquie. Des manifestations contre l’impunité de la police au parc Gezi font suite au décès d’une victime

Amnesty International suit de près le déroulement des funérailles de Berkin Elvan, âgé de 15 ans, à Istanbul mercredi 12 mars tandis que des milliers de personnes se rassemblent dans des villes de toute la Turquie pour protester contre l’impunité persistante de la police. Amnesty International suit de près le déroulement des funérailles de Berkin Elvan, âgé de 15 ans, à Istanbul mercredi 12 mars tandis que des milliers de personnes se rassemblent dans des villes de

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