Turkey Bans Wikipedia From Operating In The Country

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey has banned Wikipedia in the Islamic country for what the Turkish government described as a ‘smear campaign against Turkey and Erdogan.

The popular online encyclopedia contained comments, articles and statements linking the country to terrorist activities with some articles saying Turkey worked “in coordination and alignment” with terrorist groups.
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Announcing the ban on Sunday, Turkish Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications said the site has been banned in the country after their numerous pleas to the site to take off ‘malicious’ articles fell on deaf ears.

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