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İstanbul 8th Criminal Judgeship of Peace has blocked access to 11 news URL upon business person Derya Bozovalı’s demand including bianet’s article.
The aforementioned application was made via Bozovalı’s lawyer on March 2 on the ground that they “violate personal rights”.
In its ruling dated March 5, the judgeship blocked access to news items on websites of YouTube, Magazin Dünyası Haberleri, Magazin haberleri, Patronlar Dünyası, TürkTime, Medyatava, Oda TV and Hürriyet.
The articles in question are about the interview Sadi Özdemir made with business person Derya Bozovalı for Hürriyet on March 14, 2017. Following the negative reactions, Hürriyet Reader Representative Faruk Bildirici contacted both Özdemir and Bozovalı and wrote the outcome of the meetings in his column.
In the article entitled “Söyleşide Doğrular Söylenmiyorsa” (If Truths are not Told in Interview) already blocked by Association of Access Providers, Bildirici concluded that some part the information provided by the person who gave the interview are wrong and some other parts are controversial.
bianet Co-Editor-in-Chief Haluk Kalafat evaluated Bildirici’s article in his article entitled “Röportajda Her Söylenene İnanmanın Şehir Hastaneleriyle İlgisi Nedir?”
The article “aims to harm personal rights”
bianet Co-Editor-in-Chief Haluk Kalafat’s article is about going unprepared to an interview. İstanbul 8th Criminal Judge of Peace Ali Ersin ruled that the aforementioned article on journalism “aims to harm and damage personal rights”.
The article on bianet was accessible as of 4:20 p.m. on March 7, 2018. (EA/TK)
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