The online encyclopedia Wikipedia is inaccessible in Turkey, with officials saying it was blocked as an “administrative measure” thereby explaining why the courts weren’t involved. Turkish media says the government asked Wikipedia to take stuff down, but was ignored.
Turkey’s television regulator has fined private broadcasters Star TV and NTV for suggesting that watching the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show on New Year’s Eve “is part of Turkish traditions”
Turkey banned television dating shows with a new state of emergency decree published in the Official Gazette on April 29
The latest purge comes alongside a ban on TV dating shows and the blocking of the website Wikipedia.