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Iran Bans Newspaper for Showing George Clooney Wearing 'Je Suis Charlie' Pin
World  (tags: middle-east, Iran, censorship, George Clooney, Je Suis Charlie )

Barbara
- 38 days ago - jpost.com
Mardom-e Emrooz (Today's People) had come under criticism after running the image of the US actor at last week's Golden Globes ceremony displaying his support for victims of a deadly attack two weeks ago on the Charlie Hebdo weekly in Paris.
"Palestine Is Not An Environment Story"
World  (tags: Civil liberties, Human Rights, censorship, geo-politics, environment, energy, special interests, Gaza, Palestine, Israel, Leviathon fields, gas )

Evelyn
- 80 days ago - commondreams.org
How I was censored by The Guardian newspaper for writing about Israel's war for Gaza's gas. Ultimately, mainstream media remains under the undue influence of powerful special interests, whether financial, corporate or ideological.
Turkish Parliament Passes Draconian Internet Control Legislation
World  (tags: Internet, censorship, Turkey, freedoms, society, corruption, dictatorship, Tayyip Erdogan, freedom of expression, access to information, investigative journalism )

Angelika
- 386 days ago - aljazeera.com
Despite vociferous opposition from civil society groups, Turkey's parliament adopted a new internet censorship bill yesterday, which was roundly criticized as an assault on freedom of expression, access to information, and investigative journalism.
Call on Turkey's Leadership to End Media Censorship ACTION
World  (tags: Turkey, journalism, censorship, humanrights, culture, freedoms, world, Soner Yalçin )

Nancy
- 577 days ago - theliteracysite.greatergood.com
Call for the release of Turkey's imprisoned journalists and new laws that codify the principles of a free press, putting an end to this de facto brand of state censorship.
Internet in 'Coma' as Iran Presidential Election Looms
World  (tags: Iran, elections, internet, censorship, blockade, social networks, election fraud, VPN )

Angelika
- 644 days ago - english.ahram.org.eg
'It only happens in Iran: the election comes, the Internet goes and all social networks are censored' says one Iranian daily
As Turkey Rises, 'A Real Problem' With Censorship
World  (tags: turkey, media, censorship, opposition, incarcerations, journalists )

Johan
- 837 days ago - npr.org
Nearly two years ago, Soner Yalcin and more than a dozen of his employees at the online news outlet OdaTV joined the growing list of incarcerated Turkish journalists.
India: Is China Right About the Internet?
World  (tags: India, freedom of speech, censorship, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, conflict, government, humanrights, ethics, politics, violence, society, world, asia, HumanRights )

Cal
- 915 days ago - globalpost.com
India's crackdown on social networks to stop rumor-mongering is fast morphing into an assault of free speech.
Turkish Prime Minister Assaults Women's Rights
World  (tags: women's rights, abortion politics, censorship, state politics, usa, congress, corruption, republicans, propaganda, media, ethics, government, democrats, americans, news, u.s., politics, politics, ethics, media, government, dishonesty, usa )

Cal
- 981 days ago - spiegel.de
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has never been much of a feminist, but women in Turkey are enraged by his latest comments on abortion. Critics say he is trying to distract attention from a scandal involving a massacre of Kurdish civilians last
REALLY OUTRAGEOUS! 'Hitler, Thank You': Anti-Zionist Slogans Daubed in Hebrew at Holocaust Memorial
World  (tags: Holocaust Memorial, extremism, graffiti, censorship, world, news, middle-east, ethics, conflict, freedoms, israel, politics )

Cal
- 991 days ago - worldnews.msnbc.msn.com
Vandals spray-painted anti-Zionist slogans at Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial and police said on Monday they suspect radical ultra-Orthodox Jews opposed to Israel's existence were responsible.
Clampdown on Palestinian Media Spreads to the Web
World  (tags: world, media, censorship, politics, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, news )

Cal
- 1040 days ago - maannews.net
The Palestinian Authority has quietly instructed Internet providers to block access to news websites whose reporting is critical of President Mahmoud Abbas, according to senior government officials and data analyzed by network security experts.
Take Down Censorship, Not Speech ACTION
World  (tags: India, censorship, internet, freedoms )

Nancy
- 1177 days ago - accessnow.org
The Indian government, which this year already passed new content-removal rules for websites, now wants to take it a step further and censor some of the most-used websites like Google and Facebook -- before the people of India even get to see the content!
THAILAND: Online Censorship Triggers Fear Among Bloggers
World  (tags: media, censorship, internet, world, tech, internet, world, politics, government, interesting, ethics, conflict, world )

Cal
- 1529 days ago - ipsnews.net
When he is not designing another house for this city's sprawling urbanscape, a Thai architect in his mid-forties worries about another run-in with this kingdom's cyber police.
Israel Censors News on Deadly Flotilla Raid
World  (tags: israel, palestine, middle-east, media, Free Gaza, report, thwarted, Israeli authorities, interview, censorship, IDF, RWB, Reporters Without Boarders, raid, Flotilla Attack, denied consular access, violence )

Naoko
- 1729 days ago - ipsnews.net
Attempts by media to interview some of the hundreds of Free Gaza (FG) members, who were being deported from Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Internationa Airport, Wednesday, were thwarted by Israeli authorities.
Zambia Prosecutes Editor of Post
World  (tags: government, Zambia, health crisis, health care, censorship, pregnacy, women. women's rights, human rights )

Dee
- 2053 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
An editor at Zambia's biggest-selling newspaper has been charged with distributing obscene materials relating to a health sector crisis.
Burma: Suu Kyi Trial Held in 'Climate of Censorship'
World  (tags: Burma, Dicktatorship, Censorship )

Ben
- 2066 days ago - english.dvb.no
)-Media watchdogs have condemned the sentencing of a Burmese journalist reporting on the trial of Aung San Suu Kyi, and said that coverage of the trial is "very much biased" with reporters subject to intimidation.
 

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