‘Turkey has blocked access to the WikiLeaks
website, the telecoms watchdog has said, after nearly 300,000 emails from president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s ruling Justice and Development party (AKP) were put online as Ankara grapples with the aftermath of a failed military coup.
The emails date from 2010 to 6 July this year. Obtained before the attempted coup, the date of their publication was brought forward “in response to the government’s post-coup purges”, WikiLeaks said on its website, adding that the source of the emails was not connected to the coup plotters or to a rival political party or state.
‘Erdoğan’s crackdown: ‘Free speech is being rebranded terrorism’
‘The government has already launched a wide-ranging crackdown, detaining and purging thousands of police officers, judges, prosecutors, teachers and university staff that officials say is aimed at loyalists of the exiled cleric Fethullah Gülen. Continue reading “Erdoğan tries to Censor WikiLeaks. Emails go Online. Media gagged.10,000’s arrested and fired”
by martyrashrakat Source Translated by KQ
Reblogged to honour Zaman journalists seized by State yesterday
Members of human rights organisations are visiting war-torn Kurdish district Cizre following the recent siege and martial lockdown by Turkish state forces.
The 24-hour curfew was eased on the devastated town after state forces brought operations to an end following the killing of at least 178 people in three basements. Taking this opportunity to visit the district, members of the Human Rights Association (IHD) and Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (TIHV) were shocked with what they saw. Continue reading “Turkish State Terror and Genocide in Cizre”