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Turkish police break up protest against law curbing Internet

Riot police fired plastic bullets, tear gas and water cannons at hundreds of people in Istanbul protesting a government plan to expand controls over the public’s use of the Internet on Jan. 18

I will probably be around in Taksim and will switch to my Twitter account for immediate reporting. Internet freedom marches are have always been colorful events but I expect police brutality this time as it is routinized…. Unfortunately the proposed internet law is grave that we have to get back the streets… 

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Social media users and activists have called for a protest on Jan 18 to denounce Parliament?s adoption of a controversial Internet law

 

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