Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia, sacks another 3,974 officials

President Tayyip Erdogan again expanded his purge of public officials by sacking nearly 4,000 people, including more than 1,000 justice ministry employees and 1,000 army personnel, accusing them of supporting the US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen, whom he alleges organized the failed coup against him last summer. Since then, a total of 47,000 people have been arrested.
Using the enhanced presidential powers he gained in a recent referendum, he ordered access to Wikipedia blocked and banned television dating shows

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