Turkish ban on Richard Dawkins’s web site

Groan. The Turkish creationists are at it again. Now, according to The Guardian,

A Turkish court has banned internet users from viewing the official Richard Dawkins website after a Muslim creationist claimed its contents were defamatory and blasphemous.

At least the attempt to ban Dawkins’s The God Delusion seems to have fizzled out. Sigh.

About Taner Edis

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09891160904748206385 AYDIN ÖRSTAN
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13279866931283436753 Jesper Laugesen

    Rather surprising, when Turkey’s record of suppressing religion in public spaces and – as far as I have understood – strong seperation of church and state…

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16241851773339800938 Charlie

    Although their decision to ban the site is unthinkable, you can’t blame them for not being fond of Dawkins’s dogmatheism.

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