PvdA and D66 want clarification about NOS-blockade in Turkey

PvdA and D66 want clarification about NOS-blockade in Turkey

The PvdA and D66 want that minister Bert Koenders (Foreign Affairs) the Turkish authorities for clarification asks about the blockade of the NOS-app and website in the country, the parties to know

Both parties find it unacceptable that the online news services of the NOS from the air have been achieved and have Koenders Thursday agreed in writing to any comment asked.

“This is censorship of the Turkish government and completely at odds with the freedom of media,” says Labour Mp Marit Maij.

D66 wants that Koenders was the issue in the European Union’, through which the road to a conviction. “Erdogan shows that he grind to the freedom of expression. Thus he comes ever further from the European values”, D66 ” there Kees Verhoeven know.

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Russian ambassador in Turkey shot


Since Wednesday, the app and the website of the NOS. The cause is the broadcasting of the murder of the Russian ambassador in Turkey Monday.

On images is to see how the Russian ambassador Andrei Karlov of the rear is shot. The images, which the NOS through a press agency got her hands went quickly over the world.

Many international media names the images of the NOS. Also on social media was the video of the Dutch broadcasting.


The Turkish authorities announced after the assassination on Monday of different media to block. Media in Turkey may not about the murder or write the event in a different way to expose.

Media in Turkey have more to do with such blocks. Also social media such as Facebook and Twitter are, therefore, (a short time) not to reach. Usually the duration of the blockades for a few days.

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