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Dutch issue scathing travel advise for Turkey over phone privacy

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs updated its travel advice for Turkey on Monday to warn Dutch travelers to the country that phone privacy is not something that is respected in Turkey. Phones and other electronic devices can be searched at Turkish airports, and statements made on social media may be punishable in the country, the Ministry warns, reports.

Phone searches can be done, for example, if there is a suspicion of involvement in organizations that Turkey regards as terrorist. Supporters of organizations or persons that the Turkish authorities consider terrorist can also be…

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