Turkish court rules to block web pages featuring Charlie Hebdo cover

Today’s Zaman: The Diyarbakır 2nd Criminal Court of Peace blocked access to the web pages of some online news portals for republishing the cover of the magazine’s new issue, which portrays the Prophet Muhammad.

A lawyer from the Diyarbakır Bar Association, Ercan Ezgin, filed a petition on Tuesday with the Diyarbakır 2nd Criminal Court of Peace, requesting a media ban to be issued against the websites that republished the new Charlie Hebdo cover. Considering the petition of the lawyer, the court decided to block access to the web pages.

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