Turkey’s top court rules Twitter ban violates free speech

April 2, 2014 | By | Reply More

Apr 02, Ankara – Turkey’s top constitutional court ruled on Wednesday that the government’s ban on the online messaging service Twitter violated rights, local media reported.

hromedia Turkey's top court rules Twitter ban violates free speech eu news2The Twitter ban took effect on March 20 after the social media site was used to spread audio recordings that allegedly implicated Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his inner circle in a corruption scandal.

Press coordinator for HRO media – Norberto Lluch contributed to this report.

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