Turkey's YouTube ban ruled unconstitutional

Posted: May 30, 2014 at 5:03 a.m.

Turkey's highest court ruled Thursday that the country's 2-month-old ban on YouTube violates constitutional rights to freedom of expression, a setback for Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who wanted to shut down the video-sharing website.

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