Deputy Prime Minister and Government Spokesman Bülent Arınç told reporters today the regime had to block Twitter or anyone would be able to slaughter his cat(?) or spread through the Internet how he had sex with an animal.
Hurriyet Daily reported:
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Another Turkish official has referred to cats while defending a controversial government move.
Deputy Prime Minister and Government Spokesman Bülent Arınç complained about Turkey’s Constitutional Court’s April 2 ruling to lift the widely-criticized Twitter ban, using eyebrow-raising examples to justify the government’s position at an April 7 press conference.
“Some say that anything can be done in the virtual world. Such freedom does not exist even in the animal world. [Without legal restrictions] anyone would be able to slaughter his cat or spread through the Internet how he had a sexual relationship with an animal. The Constitution gives us certain duties that we must fulfill,” Arınç said, following a Cabinet meeting in Ankara.
He added that “the individual should be protected” while defending freedoms.