WorldViews: Turkey’s political crisis isn’t just about Twitter and YouTube. Here are two important factors you should understand.

By Adam Taylor, March 29, 2014

On Sunday, Turkey will hold nationwide municipal elections, and while local elections do not generally make international news, this one is different: The Turkish government has banned YouTube and Twitter in an apparent attempt to stifle political criticism, prompting a worldwide backlash. Add that to months of often bloody street protests against policy actions, and the impression is of a government in crisis.

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