Twitter Blocked in Turkey, But #OccupyGezi’s Social Spirit Keeps Turks Tweeting

By: Thursday March 20, 2014 7:00 pm

With almost nightly leaks of new corruption files making his administration look worse than ever, Turkish Prime MinisterRecep Tayyip Erdoğan’s vowed to wage war on social media. The battle took a new turn today — as Turkey blocked Twitter on all its major ISPs. But a panel on the #OccupyGezi movement at SXSW revealed that Turkey is a population simultaneously in love with social media’s liberating potential while also uniquely well educated in how to circumvent digital road blocks.

 

MENA Mashup: Putin, Rohani, Syria, and Turkey

By: Saturday June 15, 2013 8:00 pm

I always hate to see a good man forced to eat crow.

Occupy Austin in Solidarity With Turkey; Detained for Chalking City Hall

By: Saturday June 8, 2013 8:05 pm

Turkish allies and Occupy Austin gathered at Austin City Hall on Monday for a special #OccupyGezi Solidarity General Assembly.

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