Turkey criticized for censorship and hostility to free press

While so many eyes are on the China-Google fight, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has a new report that says Turkey not only limits freedom of expression but also restricts access to information.

Turkey blocking 3,700 websites, reform needed: OSCE

The report says much of the Internet blocks are arbitrary and political.

In addition to censorship of the Internet press freedom advocates are also concerned about actions by the government to put pressure on a major media group through the tax process.

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