Wednesday 12 August 2020
News ID: 75112
Publish Date: 15 January 2020 - 22:04

ISTANBUL (Dispatches) – The Turkish Constitutional Court has issued a detailed version of last month’s ruling that a more than two-year block on access to online encyclopedia Wikipedia in Turkey is a violation of freedom of expression. The detailed ruling was issued in the country’s Official Gazette. The ruling opens the way for lifting the website ban, which has been in place since 2017 due to entries that accused Turkey of having links to terrorist organizations.  Access to the website is set to be restored once the ruling, passed by a 10-to-six majority in the court, has been conveyed to the telecommunications watchdog.

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