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China Breaks Up Christian Worship Services

Source: VOA   Police in China detained  hundreds of Christian worshippers as they gathered for an outdoor service in Beijing. The detentions are the latest in a crackdown on individuals and groups deemed by the government to pose a threat

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Posted in Human Rights, Religious Censorship

Censorship for Islam Threatens Free Speech

Source: Right Side News – By Marshall Frank Inch by inch. When my book “Militant Islam in America” first came out in 2006-2007, I arranged several appearances with a notable chain of book stores, where I already knew the managers,

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Religious Censorship

Hindus Ask India’s New Film Censor Chair Leela Samson to Curb Vulgarity and Violence

Source: DailyIndia.com Nevada (US), April 02: Hindus have urged Leela Samson, the newly appointed chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) of India, to halt the unnecessary violence and vulgarity of Indian films. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in

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Posted in Religious Censorship

Pakistanis, World Leaders Protest Minister’s Assassination

Source: VOA   Grief-stricken Pakistanis are protesting the assassination of the country’s minister for minorities who was a vocal opponent of Pakistan’s blasphemy law. Shahbaz Bhatti was the only Christian in the federal Cabinet. Assassins gunned him down Wednesday as

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Posted in Religious Censorship

Hundreds Protest Lebanon’s Sectarian Government System

Source: VOA   Hundreds of people protested in Lebanon Sunday against the country’s sectarian political system. The protesters in Beirut carried signs and chanted slogans calling for a secular government. Lebanon’s power-sharing system requires that the president be a Maronite

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Obama Stands Up to Fundamentalists on Censorship

Source: Opposing Views – By Jerome McCollom I was reading an e-mail from a very, very conservative organization on the religious right, and they were up in arms that the Obama administration has not done any obscenity prosecutions since it

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Posted in Religious Censorship

California Bible Brick Lawsuit Echoes Earlier Scripture Censorship Cases

Source: Yahoo News – By Linda Ann Nickerson Two Christian moms are taking on their California public school district in federal court, claiming censorship. Each of the women had bought promotional bricks to benefit the school, which refused to install

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