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March 27, 2014

YouTube blocked in Turkey

Access to video sharing site restricted after alleged leak of government security meeting.

Turkey has blocked access to YouTube just hours after the leak of a recording allegedly depicting a security meeting on Syria.

Google, YouTube's parent company, had previously refused government requests to remove other videos alleging government corruption.

#TurkeyBlockedYouTube began trending immediately across the country, with many sharing screenshots.


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