Outrage in Turkey after Facebook blocks Islamist pages and hacking groups

Islamists across Turkey are taking to Twitter to protest against the closure of several fundamentalist Facebook groups and pages. Conservative Turks, who represent a...

Turkey denies right to seek information following Taksim bombing

Twitter and Facebook have been blocked by throttling for more than 24 hours following the bombing on Istiklal Street, Taksim, Istanbul yesterday. https://twitter.com/TurkeyBlocks/status/711307124136083456 As shown in data compiled...

Hashtag Explained: #HocamaDokunma

Turkish NGOs, human rights organisations and university groups have organised a social media campaign on Twitter and Instagram in support of 1,128 academics accused...

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Military coup d’etat seeks to take hold of power in Turkey

At approximately 10:00PM local time 15 July 2016, reports emerged of multiple incidents in Istanbul and Ankara involving military forces that have since been declared a...

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Foreign Currency Restrictions and War Ruin Turkey Startup Dreams

Just two years ago, Turkey’s startup scene could turn a few heads. Vibrant, cosmopolitan and unafraid to challenge the status quo, young graduates and...

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IMC TV satellite channel taken off air

Transmission of independent satellite channel IMC TV has been suspended by Turkish satellite provider TÜRKSAT following state pressure. The left-leaning liberal channel, popular with viewers...

Turkey MERNIS Citizen Database Leak: What You Need to Know

The Turkish MERNIS citizenship database has been made available for download via online Torrent file sharing services in an unprecedented leak of confidential information. The leak reveals sensitive...

Twitter and Facebook throttled in Turkey after third Ankara bombing

The TurkeyBlocks internet censorship monitoring team has confirmed that Turkish ISPs have once again censored Twitter and Facebook, following a third major explosion in Ankara at...

New Turkey mass-surveillance revelations indicate NSA-level capacity to track citizens

A group of Swedish programmers have spoken out against practices by their US-owned business to supply internet surveillance technology to Turkey, Forbes has revealed. Technical...

New TurkeyAlerts emergency alert system tracks Turkey consulate and embassy warnings

A new social-media emergency alert system, TurkeyAlerts, is being developed by realtime notification technologists at the TurkeyBlocks project. The developers are looking to extend their...

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Editorial Policy: Is the Conflict in Turkey a Civil War?

At D8 News, we aim to provide fair and unbiased coverage of events throughout Turkey. Language plays a critical role in the way we...

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