Thursday, January 10, 2013

Are ideas dangerous? Governments say, Yes!

Here is one measure how dangerous they are:

Turkey lifts ban on thousands of books

“Istanbul: From communist works to a comic book, thousands of titles banned by Turkey over the decades were taken off the restricted list Saturday (January 6, 2013), thanks to a government reform. In July, the parliament adopted a bill stipulating that any decision taken before 2012 to block the sale and distribution of published work would be voided if no court chose to confirm the ruling with six months. – AFP”

[The News, January 7, 2013]

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