S.Res.403 - A resolution condemning the actions of the Government of Turkey in restricting free expression and Internet freedom on social media.113th Congress (2013-2014)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Murphy, Christopher S. [D-CT] (Introduced 03/27/2014)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||03/27/2014 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.403 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/27/2014)
Condemns the government of Turkey's restrictions on freedoms of the press, expression, and the Internet.
Recognizes the role of technology and social media sites in helping independent journalists and the general public to communicate and access information. Reaffirms the centrality of Internet freedom to U.S. efforts to support democracy and promote good governance around the world.
Calls on Turkey to end its restrictions and restore access to Twitter.