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Tunisian Internet Agency Admits to Testing Western Companies’ Censorship Software

By: Qichen Zhang At the third annual Arab Bloggers Meeting this week, it was revealed that Tunisia has been secretly testing western companies’ censorship software. AB11’s website recently reported that software companies offered discounts to the Tunisian government in order

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Posted in Internet Censorship

Tunisian Press Fears Return to Censorship

A new report from international media watchdogs argues that for Tunisia’s democratic transition to succeed, the country needs a strong and independent press. The International Freedom of Expression Exchange Tunisia Monitoring Group (IFEX-TMG) urged the interim government to eliminate censorship,

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Posted in Censorship, Media Censorship

Tunisia Gets Rid of Censorship

Source: The Voice of Russia After decades of tight censorship of books, television, newspapers and the internet, Tunisian customs authorities will no longer demand censors’ clearance  to allow  the import of  print materials and films. The country’s new government has

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Tunisians Embrace Life Without Censorship

Source: NPR – By Eleanor Beardsley During Zine El Abidine Ben Ali’s 23-year rule, the press in Tunisia was censored. That changed literally overnight last Friday when he and his wife fled the country, ending his dictatorship. A week ago,

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Posted in Human Rights

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