Twitter ignores Turkish, in order to account journalist to block

Twitter ignores Turkish, in order to account journalist to block

Twitter refuses the account of Turkish journalist Mahir Zeynalov to block, even if it has a Turkish court for that purpose order given.

That message Motherboard, based on the correspondence between Twitter and the relevant journalist, who also is viewed by

Zeynalov is stationed in Washington, D. C., and writes for the Huffington Post and Al Arabiya. The Turkish court ordered Twitter to the profile of Zeynalov block because suspected of promoting terrorism, violence, as well as the threatening of the national security and public order.

In addition to the profile of Zeynalov, there are still sixteen profiles Twitter of the district court must close.

“Twitter has currently no action is taken. One of our core values is defend and respect the voice of the user,” said Twitter in an email to the reporter. The company says to consider a formal objection should, if there are legal grounds for it is to find. Also ask Twitter him quickly to contact as he is planning to file objections to serve.

Zeynalov is there, nevertheless, that his account will eventually be it is blocked from. “Twitter has told me that my account at the request of Turkey will be blocked in favour of the ‘research on terrorism'”, says the journalist on Twitter.

Follow us

Don't be shy, get in touch. We love meeting interesting people and making new friends.

Most popular