Turkish Court ordered closure of all Websites that published revelations about a case involving illegal arms shipments by Turkish spy agency to opposition groups in Syria, including al-Qaeda

Ian Bach

Gotta love Turkey’s stance on free speech: You can only say something if it doesn’t make the government look bad. Otherwise they will just block the internet and take down your website:

TODAY’S ZAMAN – Twitter and Facebook as well as many other websites face closure after anonymous accounts published new revelations about a case involving illegal arms shipments by Turkish spy agency to opposition groups in Syria, including al-Qaeda.

Documents were leaked on Twitter on Monday night by an anonymous Twitter user ‘LazepeM’ who claimed that the information came from General Staff and Gendarmerie investigations into the incident in which three Syria-bound trucks operated by the National Intelligence Organization (MİT) were halted in Turkey’s southern province Adana’s Ceyhan district province on Jan.19, 2014.

A Turkish court ordered the closure of all websites which published the proceedings, including social media networks Facebook and Twitter. However, media reports said, since Twitter…

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