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Be Vigilant; Your Books Could Be Next

By Sherry Roberts I am not a conspiracy nut. I don’t believe I am being watched ALL the time, and I try not to think about what they put in our food. But I am pretty sure that books disappear

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Posted in Censorship, Literature Censorship

How to Fight Censorship and Share Books During Banned Books Week

Written by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Banned Books Week, held the last week of September each year since 1982, is an opportunity for libraries and bookstores to draw attention to censorship with challenged books. In the 29 years since the

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Posted in Human Rights

Ban Censorship, Not Books or Websites

On July 25, 2011, the Republic School District Board in southwest Missouri voted unanimously to ban Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse Five and Sarah Ockler’s Twenty Boy Summer from its curriculum and library. Banning books from libraries is nothing new, but across

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship

ACLU Marks Banned Websites Awareness Day with Report on LGBT Censorship in Schools

Public schools across the country are largely receptive to removing web filters that block educational content related to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, according to a new report released today by the American Civil Liberties Union LGBT

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship

Book Censorship – Ministry Report a Victory for Rationality – Mario Azzopardi

Source: The Malta Independent Online – By Francesca Vella Author Mario Azzopardi has welcomed the conclusions of a government report that found his book − Vampir u rakkonti oħra, which had been banned from government secondary school libraries − should

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Censorship in America – Please Help

Censorship in America just started a new Facebook Page supporting our site. We are asking that you please click the “Like” button at the top of the left sidebar, or to follow this link and click the “Like” button. We are

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Human Rights

Press Release 12/11/2010

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Posted in Human Rights

Stop The Internet Blacklist

By David Segal and Aaron Swartz When it really matters to them, Congressmembers can come together — with a panache and wry wit you didn’t know they had. As banned books week gets underway, and President Obama admonishes oppressive regimes

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Posted in Human Rights

Banned Books Week: Celebrating The Freedom to Read

September 25−October 2, 2010 Banned Books Week (BBW) is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Amendment.  Held during the last week of September, Banned Books Week highlights the benefits of free and open access to information

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