Turkey Thrashes Twitter, Leaks put Gov in a Twist

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Amid deepening corruption scandals in Turkey, the Turkish Government has shut down access to a number of social media outlets, most recently Twitter, after Twitter failed to comply with their demands to censor links to wiretapped conversations of the inner circle which seem to provide evidence of corruption. Prime Minister Erdogan was unfazed by condemnation of this move, saying “the international community can say this, can say that. I don’t care at all. Everyone will see how powerful the Republic of Turkey is”.

 

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