Turkish Courtroom Orders Fb Pages Blocked

Turkey’s state-run information company says a courtroom has ordered authorities to block entry within the nation to Fb pages that "insult" the Prophet Muhammad, within the newest transfer to censor the Web. The Anadolu Company says a courtroom in Ankara issued the order late Sunday. The courtroom additionally threatened to dam entry to Fb as an entire, if its order is not carried out. The choice comes days after one other courtroom ruling to ban entry in Turkey to net pages that includes the controversial cowl of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo depicting the prophet. Final yr, Turkey closed down entry to YouTube and Twitter after a collection of leaked recordings advised corruption by individuals near President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkey’s highest courtroom later overturned the ban.

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First revealed January 26 2015, 7:forty five AM