Why Turkey Banned 'The Smurfs' And Other Cartoons For Weeks
Other Kurdish broadcasts have been shut down by the Turkish government.By Melissa Prax | November 7, 2016
Turkey temporarily pulled the plug on a children's cartoon channel. The country has been cracking down on channels seen as a part of "separatist" activity.
The channel aired popular cartoons like "Spongebob" — just dubbed into the Kurdish language. After being off air for weeks, Turkey has reversed its decision, but Zarok TV wasn't the only vicitm.