In my opinion this is fantastic news. At the moment, hundreds of books, periodicals, magazines, and newspapers are officially banned in Turkey, which is absolutely horrible. I wholeheartedly believe in freedom of speech, and press freedom is such an important and vital part of that. “The repeal of the bans will enable society to open a new page,” said prosecuter Kursat Kayral last week. The ban will be lifted on 5 January, 2013.
Read the entire article here at the New York Times online.