Turkey orders Facebook to block pages insulting Prophet Mohammad or face ban

North Gazette News/New Delhi
A Turkish court has reportedly ordered Facebook to block pages that allegedly insults Prophet Mohammad or face ban in the country.

As per reports, the Turkish court ordered Facebook to block pages that are deemed to insulting Prophet Mohammad on a petition filed by prosecutor Harun Ceylan.

The Turkish Court has reportedly ordered to ban the objectionable pages on its social networking site or else be ready to face complete ban in the country.

Turkey’s state broadcaster TRT reported that the country’s Telecom authority, Presidency of Telecommunication and Communication and the Access Provider Association has also been notified regarding the decision of the court.

A highly Muslim populated nation, Turkey is reportedly following pro-Islamic agenda under the President Tayyip Erdogan’s regime and local agencies had also started inquiry against a newspaer that has reportedly published parts of French Magazine Charlie Hebdo’s latest edition.

Few days back, a Turkish court had ordered to ban websites that published Charlie Hebdo’s cover caricature of Prophet Mohammad in which he was shown forgiving the militants for their attack on its office on January 7, 2015 in which 15 Journalists were killed.