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Turkey, after two years, Wikipedia will be accessible again

Won the freedom of expression and, after more than two and a half years of censorship, Wikipedia will be again accessible in Turkey. To announce the decision wa

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Turkey, after two years, Wikipedia will be accessible again
Won the freedom of expression and, after more than two and a half years of censorship, Wikipedia will be again accessible in Turkey. To announce the decision was the supervisory authority of information technologies and communication (Btk), reported by Cnn in turkey, after the constitutional Court of Ankara had ruled by a majority that the blocking of access to the website violated freedom of expression.

The lock will be removed after the publication of the reasons for the judgment by the constitutional Court, said the entity in control of the internet in Turkey. Thursday, 26 December, the Turkish Constitutional Court had established that the lock on the access of the online encyclopedia, it violated the right to freedom of expression "guaranteed by article 26 of the Constitution". The Court's decision, published on its web site, was taken by a majority of 10 votes against 6, as reported by the agency Anadolu.

The decision has been the result of an appeal of the may 2017 to the Wikimedia Foundation demanding to cancel the ban of the government. The case ended up before the European Court of human rights.

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