Aug 25, 2016

Turkish court orders takeover of opposition media group

Posted by in category: terrorism

Although this is an old article; it does raise an ongoing question about Social Media Companies and the US Government’s battle with terrorism and other mass murders who often use social media. Could Social Media Companies be pushing their luck within the US as well as other countries battling terrorism by not shutting down people’s pages who have ties to terrorism or promoting murder?

Feel free to respond because I want to hear others perspective on this important topic that many are having to figure out.

(2÷3) Amb Bass: Also watching with concern reports of teargas and rubber bullets against those protesting the takeover.— US Embassy Turkey (@USEmbassyTurkey) March 5, 2016

Anti-censorship protests took place in front of Today’s Zaman headquarters on Friday, and televised video showed protesters clashing outside the building with police, who fired tear gas and used a water cannon to disperse the crowd.

The Turkish state official said the protesters had “gathered without permission” and were warned multiple times before police dispersed them.

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