Turkey's Constitutional Court orders Twitter access restored

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Turkey's Constitutional Court orders authorities to overturn Twitter ban

Turkey's Constitutional Court orders authorities to overturn Twitter ban

ANKARA – Turkey’s Constitutional Court ruled that the country’s ban on Twitter violates the right to freedom of expression and demanded access be restored on Wednesday.

The court, which took into consideration individual complaints of 3 social media users, demanded the Telecommunications Directorate (TIB) and Turkey’s Transport, Maritime and Communication Ministry follow the court order.

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