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4 Arrested in Ali Ismail Murder Case

4 Arrested in Ali Ismail Murder Case | Freedom of Expression in Europe | Scoop.it
A court arrested four suspects (including a policeman) for the willful murder of Ali Ismail Korkmaz, a Gezi Park protestors who died in the results of massive beating in Eskişehir province.
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Why do Facebook and Twitter Shut Down Accounts In Turkey?

Why do Facebook and Twitter Shut Down Accounts In Turkey? | Freedom of Expression in Europe | Scoop.it
Recently, several Facebook and Twitter account have either been shut down or suspended. bianet asked the reason of this recent phenomenon to Erkan Saka, lecturer at Istanbul Bilgi University.
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Obama cancels Putin meeting over Snowden asylum

Obama cancels Putin meeting over Snowden asylum | Freedom of Expression in Europe | Scoop.it
US President Barack Obama has cancelled a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin after Russia's decision to grant asylum to intelligence leaker Edward Snowden, the White House said.
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How Turks Misinterpret Ergenekon

How Turks Misinterpret Ergenekon | Freedom of Expression in Europe | Scoop.it
Following the verdicts of Turkey's Ergenekon case, are Turks having the right kinds of discussions?
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Human Right Watch Letter to the IOC Concerning Discrimination Against LGBT ... - Human Rights Watch

Human Right Watch Letter to the IOC Concerning Discrimination Against LGBT ... - Human Rights Watch | Freedom of Expression in Europe | Scoop.it
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The Turkish Trial That Fell Far Short - Human Rights Watch

The Turkish Trial That Fell Far Short - Human Rights Watch | Freedom of Expression in Europe | Scoop.it
Hurriyet Daily News The Turkish Trial That Fell Far Short Human Rights Watch From a human rights point of view, a key disappointment of the Ergenekon trial was that it did not represent progress toward holding public officials, military, police and...
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Putin To Ride With 'Night Wolves' In 'Stalingrad'?

Putin To Ride With 'Night Wolves' In 'Stalingrad'? | Freedom of Expression in Europe | Scoop.it
The leader of a Russian biker gang has invited Vladimir Putin to attend a "bike show" in the city of Volgograd at the end of August.
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Four arrested in probe into killing of Gezi protester

Four arrested in probe into killing of Gezi protester | Freedom of Expression in Europe | Scoop.it
Eight people were detained today in the probe into the killing of a Gezi protester
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British Actor Calls For Russia To Be Stripped Of Winter Olympics

British Actor Calls For Russia To Be Stripped Of Winter Olympics | Freedom of Expression in Europe | Scoop.it
British actor and writer Stephen Fry has called for Russia to be stripped of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi due to that country’s new antigay laws.
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Silenced - the man who spoke out too loudly: Danny Shine's megaphone voice ... - The Independent

Silenced - the man who spoke out too loudly: Danny Shine's megaphone voice ... - The Independent | Freedom of Expression in Europe | Scoop.it
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Human Rights Foundation Blasts Jennifer Lopez For Turkmenistan ...

Human Rights Foundation Blasts Jennifer Lopez For Turkmenistan ... | Freedom of Expression in Europe | Scoop.it
The Humans Right Foundation has criticized Jennifer Lopez for her recent concert in Turkmenistan, saying the performance "utterly destroys" her previous charitable actions.

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Jimmy Carter Defends Snowden, Says U.S. Has No "Functioning Democracy"

Jimmy Carter Defends Snowden, Says U.S. Has No "Functioning Democracy" | Freedom of Expression in Europe | Scoop.it
"America does not have a functioning democracy at this point in time," former President Jimmy Carter said this week, according to a report in the German newspaper, Der Spiegel. By Jack Kenny

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Суд в Москве продлил срок ареста фигуранта "Болотного дела" Гущина

Суд в Москве продлил срок ареста фигуранта "Болотного дела" Гущина | Freedom of Expression in Europe | Scoop.it
Басманный суд Москвы в четверг удовлетворил ходатайство следствия и продлил срок заключения под стражей Илье Гущину, одному из участников беспорядков на Болотной площади 6 мая 2012 года, передает корреспондент РАПСИ из зала суда.
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Ekşisözlük Writers Charged With Blasphemy, Face Prison Sentence

Ekşisözlük Writers Charged With Blasphemy, Face Prison Sentence | Freedom of Expression in Europe | Scoop.it
Prosecutors charged Sedat Kapanoğlu and 40 account holders with the “blasphemy on the religious values of a society fraction” due to their entries on Ekşisözlük, a popular social media website in Turkey.
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Controversial mosque project kicks off in İstanbul

Controversial mosque project kicks off in İstanbul | Freedom of Expression in Europe | Scoop.it
A controversial mosque construction project on Üsküdar's highest hill, Çamlıca, on the Anatolian side of İstanbul, kicked off on Tuesday with a ceremony.Environment and Urban Planning Minister Erdoğan Bayraktar and other top state figures attended...
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Social networking sites to be controlled

Social networking sites to be controlled | Freedom of Expression in Europe | Scoop.it
Lukashenka's ideologists insist on legislative regulation of behaviour on social networking websites.
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The Military and democracy – Turkey and Egypt both getting it wrong - Index On Censorship

Index On Censorship The Military and democracy – Turkey and Egypt both getting it wrong Index On Censorship The European Court of Human Rights ruled in May this year that Turkey's blanket blocking of sites violated freedom of expression – a ruling...
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Russia: Silencing Activists, Journalists ahead of Sochi Games - Human Rights Watch

Russia: Silencing Activists, Journalists ahead of Sochi Games - Human Rights Watch | Freedom of Expression in Europe | Scoop.it
Human Rights Watch Russia: Silencing Activists, Journalists ahead of Sochi Games Human Rights Watch (Moscow) – Local authorities have harassed numerous activists and journalists who criticized or expressed concerns about preparations for the 2014...
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Putin's Hang-Glider Helper Set for Senator Role

Putin's Hang-Glider Helper Set for Senator Role | Freedom of Expression in Europe | Scoop.it
The man who helped organize President Vladimir Putin's infamous hang-glider flight with a flock of cranes is poised to become a senator, a news report said Wednesday.
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Ergenekon suspects fined over 2.3 million Turkish liras

Ergenekon suspects fined over 2.3 million Turkish liras | Freedom of Expression in Europe | Scoop.it
Sixty Ergenekon suspects have been fined over 2.3 million Turkish Liras over charges related to the Arms Law
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Gays Dress As Police in Protest

Gays Dress As Police in Protest | Freedom of Expression in Europe | Scoop.it
Gay rights activists and members of the LGBT community have apparently taken to wearing police uniforms to protest the recently passed anti-gay propaganda law.
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Armenian Police Propose Gay 'Propaganda' Ban

Armenian Police Propose Gay 'Propaganda' Ban | Freedom of Expression in Europe | Scoop.it
Armenia's police have proposed a ban on promoting "non-traditional sexual relationships" in the country.
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Utilitarianism and freedom of expression - Financial Times

Utilitarianism and freedom of expression - Financial Times | Freedom of Expression in Europe | Scoop.it
Utilitarianism and freedom of expression
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China tells US to butt out after criticism of human rights conditions - GlobalPost (blog)

China tells US to butt out after criticism of human rights conditions - GlobalPost (blog) | Freedom of Expression in Europe | Scoop.it
China tells US to butt out after criticism of human rights conditions GlobalPost (blog) Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Uzra Zeya following the meeting expressed concern about a “deteriorating human rights...
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Книгу «Дело Беляцкого» презентуют в Москве

Книгу «Дело Беляцкого» презентуют в Москве | Freedom of Expression in Europe | Scoop.it
В годовщину ареста белорусского правозащитника в российской столице пройдет презентация книги о нем.
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