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Turkey's Censoring of Evolution

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Submitted by Turkcekonusanamerikali (United States), Dec 8, 2011 at 14:51

I thought you might find this little gem from today's Hurriyet interesting. It's speaks volumes about the "moderate" contender for Middle East supremacy,.

Here it is: "A website explaining Darwin's evolution theory is blocked for children based on new internet filters ..... in accord with the new internet regulations activated by the Turkish government.

The censor reportedly keeps children away from evolution theory, but allows access to websites on creation. "

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