MEDIA MONITORING DATABASE
Access block on news article by Serpil Yılmaz, writer for Sözcü newspaper
RELATED PERSON OR INSTITUTION
Serpil Yılmaz
CITY
İstanbul
YEAR OF INTERFERENCE
2020
LAST UPDATED
19/06/2020
TYPE OF STATEMENT
Political
MEDIUM
Print Media
Newspaper
THE TITLE OF WHOSE RIGHT IS INTERFERED
Journalist
RIGHTS GUARANTEED UNDER THE RIGHT OF FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
Right to Impart Information and Ideas
TYPE OF INTERFERENCE
Judicial Interference
Criminal Peace Judgeships
Decision to block access
THE LEGAL GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE
Law on Regulating Broadcasting (Publication) in the Internet and Fighting Against Crimes Committed by Means of Such Broadcasting

Dated 8 June 2020 and numbered 2020/3107, the 6th Criminal Peace Judgeship of Istanbul Anatolia ordered an access block the news article entitled “Covid-19 ‘DESTEK’ Tırından 200 milyon dolarlık hesap çıktı” by Serpil Yılmaz published in the online edition of Sözcü newspaper  (18 June).

With the decision 2020/16 dated 19 June of Access Providers Association (ESB), the access block was imposed on the newsreported on the Serpil Yılmaz’s piece published in t24.com.tr, medyaradar.com and dokuz8haber.net (19 June).