Monday, March 24, 2014

529 death sentence

This must be some kind of world record
A judge in southern Egypt has taken just two court sessions to sentence to death 529 supporters of Mohamed Morsi for the murder of a single police officer. The Guardian

The Erdogan Game

The Justice and Development Party (AK Party) government, frustrated with Turkish Internet users' circumventing a ban that has blocked access to Twitter since early last Friday, has blocked access to public Domain Name System (DNS) servers provided by Google, making Turkey the first country ever to take such drastic measures to block access to a website. Today Zaman
There are mighty power struggle in Turkey right now. Erdogan's government has been rocked by multiple credible allegation of corruption at a large scale.