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How Turkey silences journalists online, one removal request at a time

In this article connected to censorship and journalism in Turkey, Ahmed Zidan notes: 

"When CPJ reviewed a Buzzfeed News database of over 1,700 accounts withheld in one or more country, along with court orders uploaded by tech companies to Harvard University's Lumen database, tweets, Twitter lists, and news reports, it was able to identify at least 59 Twitter accounts that belong to journalists and media outlets censored using the CWC tool in Turkey."


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