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YouTube access restored in Turkey after 2-month blockade

Ban on video-sharing site lifted five days after the country's highest court said the move violated freedom of expression.

By June 3, 2014

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Turkish court axes YouTube ban over free speech concerns

Turkey's Constitutional Court puts the kibosh on a YouTube ban, saying the prohibition ran afoul of the country's free speech laws.

By May 29, 2014

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Turkey’s prime minister wants Twitter ban reinstated

Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan says that a court order lifting the Twitter ban should be overturned.

By April 8, 2014

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Turkey's prime minister says he'll pursue Twitter for 'tax evasion'

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan still has it in for the site, after it was used to spread information critical of him and after a Turkish court ruling led to a ban being lifted.

By April 12, 2014

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Turkish court deems country's Twitter ban unconstitutional

After Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan instituted a ban -- “wiping out” the social network -- the country’s constitutional court says not so fast.

By April 2, 2014

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Two anonymous Twitter accounts blocked in Turkey

Accounts linked to the spread of government corruption allegations appeared blocked less than a week after the social network agreed to shutter some accounts.

By April 20, 2014

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Turkish court orders partial lifting of YouTube ban

The ruling paves the way for most of YouTube to come back online, but 15 specific videos will still be blocked, according to Reuters.

By April 4, 2014

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Turkey welcomes back Twitter

The ban has officially been lifted, a Turkish government official confirms to Reuters.

By April 3, 2014

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Turkey tries to block YouTube after Syria security leak

The move comes just a week after authorities took similar action against Twitter, as the country's prime minister faces growing criticism for limiting free speech.

By March 27, 2014

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Turkish court orders end to Twitter ban but...

Renewed access to the site may not last since the Turkish government can appeal the ruling, says Hurriyet Daily News.

By March 26, 2014