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Turkey blocks access to WikiLeaks after ruling party email dump
Turkey has blocked access to the WikiLeaks website, hours after it leaked thousands of ruling party emails just as Ankara grapples with the aftermath of a failed military coup. WikiLeaks on Tuesday released nearly 300,000 emails from the AK Party dating from 2010 to July 6 this year. REUTERS

Pavel Sheremet, journalist in Ukraine, is killed in car bombing
A prominent radio and television journalist in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, was killed in a car bombing in one of the highest-profile assassinations of a reporter in the country in years. The journalist, Pavel Sheremet, 44, was a Belarussian citizen who had worked for Russian state television before moving to Ukraine to host a morning radio news program five years ago.
THE NEW YORK TIMES

Facebook under fire for deleting Kashmir-related posts and accounts
Facebook has censored dozens of posts and user accounts after the death of a high-profile Kashmiri separatist militant, who was killed by the Indian army earlier this month. Academics, journalists and the pages of local newspapers are among those who have had photos, videos and entire accounts deleted by Facebook after they posted about recent events.
THE GUARDIAN

Liberal Chinese magazine Yanhuang Chunqiu stops publication after management purge
An outspoken mainland liberal political magazine, Yanhuang Chunqiu, has stopped publication following a reshuffle of top management last week. Publisher Du Daozheng said the magazine’s editorial staff made the decision after a ­series of dismissals and demotions initiated by the cultural ministry academy overseeing the journal. SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST

Rights activists denounce Pakistan’s cyber crime bill as a threat to civil liberties
The Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill has been stalled, yet to be approved by the parliament’s upper house. Civil society groups in Pakistan have been lobbying with the senators to persuade them to vote against what they say is a draconian law. Activists fear that if this bill is passed, it will be used to prosecute dissidents and government’s opponents. DEUTSCHE WELLE

WhatsApp officially un-banned in Brazil after third block in eight months
Brazil’s federal supreme court has suspended a judge’s ruling ordering mobile phone companies to indefinitely block access to Facebook’s WhatsApp – the third such decision against the popular phone messaging app in eight months. THE GUARDIAN