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Recep Tayyip Erdogan targets social media in Turkey

Activists and dissidents in Turkey have long avoided official censorship by using social media

Now the government wants to put an end to that, introducing a new handbook to establish digital control of the country.

  • Author Daniel Bellut, Pelin Ünker
  • Deutsche Welle

In May, Turkey’s Presidential Complex published its Guidebook for Social Media Use: 161 pages that lay out the “correct, healthy and secure use” of social media platforms such…

Fahrettin Altun, the head of media and communications for the presidency and the author of the guidebook’s foreword, said people in Turkey were increasingly imperiled by…

Altun said such…

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