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...

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...

Yeni Şafak Coverup Following Doctored Beyaz Show Video: A Technical Analysis

D8 News has verified that Turkish daily Yeni Şafak attempted to cover up after publishing a falsified video which frames Beyaz Show audience members as...

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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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Dutch minister Koenders to investigate Amnesty claims

Dutch politician and diplomat Bert Koenders will travel to Turkey later this week to investigate differing reports covering the treatment of migrants, and specifically allegations that...

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Facebook implements safety check feature for Ankara explosion

Facebook has launched its safety check feature Ankara so users can let friends and family know they're OK following this evening's bombing, which killed dozens...

Yeni Şafak Coverup Following Doctored Beyaz Show Video: A Technical Analysis

D8 News has verified that Turkish daily Yeni Şafak attempted to cover up after publishing a falsified video which frames Beyaz Show audience members as...

Istanbul Vezneciler blast targets police bus near historic Fatih district

An apparent car bomb attack has obliterated a coach carrying police forces this morning at Vezneciler in Istanbul's Beyazit district. The blast, which took place near...

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...

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...

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Cruise Operator Replaces Istanbul with Athens Stops

Amidst rapidly deteriorating security conditions in Turkey, operator Crystal Cruises have pulled two Turkish ports from their upcoming travel itinerary. Cruise Critic reports that, starting with the April 24 sailing...

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