As “Government control over Turkish media almost complete”, public and private are assisting an internet shutdown in Diyarbakır… – Oct 27, 5:09 AM

Penguins became the symbol of the government’s grip on the media in Turkey in 2013, when during the Gezi protests many news channels aired documentaries, one of them on CNN Türk about penguins. Since then the main media have become even more



Companies behind the shutdown:

 Telekom Türksat Vodafone Superonline D-Smart Turkcell Doping Turknet Digiturk
Turkey Blocks – Editorial – Oct 26, 10:14 PM

A second full internet shutdown has cut off 6 million citizens in Turkey’s Southeast regions according to network reachability analysis, following yesterday’s incident that shut off much of the country. The blocks, coming amidst protests against… – Oct 27, 9:13 AM

Turkey ‘s government on Thursday cut mobile and landline internet access in 11 cities in the southeast area of the country for the second day in a row. The decision came after locals took the streets in protest over Diyarbakır’s co-mayors – Oct 26, 9:38 PM

Author: Amberin Zaman October 27, 2016 Turkey’s Kurds protested the detentions of the co-mayors of Diyarbakir, the country’s largest Kurdish-majority city, for a second day, even as a government-imposed internet outage across the mainly Kurdish

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