The Constitutional Court has announced its ruling regarding the objection of bianet against an access ban imposed on its news article “İntihal: Aradaki Farkı Bulun” (Plagiarism: Find the Difference) published in 2011. The news was about Ömer Dinçer, the then Minister of National Education.
After this article was published, Dinçer stated that his personal rights were violated and requested an access block for the news, which was also published in several other websites. On July 8, 2015, the İstanbul 9th Penal Court of Peace ruled for an access block for the article. On July 8, 2015, the İstanbul 9th Penal Court of Peace has ruled for an access block for the article.
In the justified ruling of the Constitutional Court, which is dated March 7, 2019 , it has been indicated that “freedom of expression and freedom of press as per the Articles 26 and 28 of the Constitution” have been violated. Concluding the verdict, the Constitutional Court has ruled that a copy of its verdict shall be sent to the İstanbul 9th Penal Court of Peace for a retrial so that the consequences of the violation in question could be eliminated.