Category: censorship

Via youranonnews Anonymous RT from @theblogpirate: “Well…

Via

Anonymous RT from @theblogpirate: “Well that’s backfiring. The whole world is watching, Turkey.”

“We will wipe out Twitter. I don’t care what the international community says…They will…”

“We will wipe out Twitter. I don’t care what the international community says…They will see the Turkish republic’s strength.”

PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan at an election rally in the western province of Bursa |

Turkey’s prime minister is finding it hard to put Twitter back in the bottle

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LOL. Not sure what looks worse: Banning Twitter or failing to ban Twitter in your country.

Via @DikenComTr Erdogan as the Twitter Bird  (Or as one Twitter…

Via @DikenComTr

Erdogan as the Twitter Bird 

(Or as one Twitter user said, “More like the ‘Angry Bird’.” Which made us chuckle, considering RTE’s previous comment, Anyway, slightly off topic.) 

“We will not leave this nation at the mercy of YouTube and Facebook. We will take the necessary steps…”

“We will not leave this nation at the mercy of YouTube and Facebook. We will take the necessary steps in the strongest way.”

Erdogan on Thursday discussing the possibility of banning YouTube and Facebook |  

Erdogan says Turkey may ban Facebook, YouTube over wiretaps

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Damn. 

And the man is not bluffing. Recall, he’s banned YouTube before.

“The coup initiated on December 17 has totally collapsed and has been beaten back.”

“The coup initiated on December 17 has totally collapsed and has been beaten back.”

RTE to his ruling AK party in parliament, referring to the date of the first of a series of police raids on businessmen and the sons of several cabinet ministers in connection with the probe,

“‘My deportation comes weeks after a massive smear campaign against me both on mainstream and…”

“‘My deportation comes weeks after a massive smear campaign against me both on mainstream and social media, many of them vowing that I will be deported,’ he [Mahir Zeynalov] said by email from Azerbaijan. ‘It is definitely a message to foreign journalists and constitutes the start of a troubling trend for foreign journalists accredited in Turkey.’”

Buzzfeed