Muammer Dilek, the ex governor of Sanliurfa, claimed that there were defamatory comments about him on the Sanliurfa.Com website. The Court ordered Muhammet Tascilar, the owner of the company hosting the website to pay 5 billion TL (€2500) to the governor of Sanliurfa, for the alleged defamatory comments made on the sanliurfa.com website by an unidentified blogger. (Related domestic laws: Press Code and Turkish Criminal Code).
Topic, claim, or defense
Defamation or Personality Rights
Lowest Domestic Court
Type of service provider
Host (Including Social Networks)