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Turkey blocks social media after the publication IS-video

Turkey blocks social media after the publication IS-video

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The access to various social media in Turkey, complicates, after a video appeared in which fighters of the Islamic State (IS) two Turkish soldiers to burn.

That reports the organization Turkey Blocks, which internetblokkades in the country.

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube would be in the country since Thursday night not or hardly accessible. Other websites still do it.

It is not the first time that Turkey’s decision to blocking social media. Earlier this week it was also the site of the NOS in Turkey unreachable made, reportedly because of a video that show how the Russian ambassador Andrei Karlov is shot dead in Ankara.

The Thursday appeared to-video would have been filmed in northern Syria. Last month, two Turkish soldiers kidnapped in Syria, but it is not known whether they also the soldiers in the video.

According to Al Jazeera speak of the IS-fighters in the movie on Turkish. In the video to insult it, the president Recep Tayyip Erdogan and call them “destructions” in Turkey.

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