JinNews blocked again in Turkey

Access to women’s news agency JinNews is blocked once again on grounds of “protection of national security and public order”

Domain name http://jinnews9.xyz  belonging to women’s new agency JinNews has been blocked with the decision numbered 490.05.01.2020.-3580131 and dated 13 August 2020 of the Information Technologies and Communication Authority.

Prof. Yaman Akdeniz from Bilgi University Faculty of Law interpreted the decision on his social media account as “censorship” and wrote: “Access to the domain name http://jinnews9.xyz belonging to JinNews news portal has also been banned on grounds of protecting national security and public order. Blocking a news portal entirely can only mean censorship.”