Turkey bans Twitter. “We’ll eradicate it!”

Turkey bans Twitter

Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan wants to ban Twitter social network from Turkey.

Turkey bans Twitter

“We’ll eradicate it! I don’t care what the international community says. Everyone will witness the power of the Turkish Republic”. Erdogan said this after some of his private conversations was posted on Twitter. The government made this  decision with just 30 days before local elections.

People used twitter to share evidence of corruption at high level.

Now, anyone how tries to access twitter website it will be redirected to a statement from the country’s telecommunications regulator. There are over 10 million twitter users in Turkey.



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