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‘Educational System Prone to Manipulation’ – Front Against Censorship

Source: The Malta Independent Online – By Annaliza Borg The decision to ban Mario Azzopardi’s books Alicia titkellem mill-Imwiet and Vampir from secondary school libraries was taken on ideological grounds and suggested the educational system is prone to manipulation through

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Indifference to Censorship

Source: The Trentonian – By Nat Hentoff In 2003, the security police of Fidel Castro arrested and imprisoned 75 journalists, members of opposition parties, and owners of independent libraries. The charge: “crimes against national sovereignty.” The librarians had been making

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Ministry Denies School Libraries Censorship Claims

Source: TimesofMalta.com The Ministry of Education said this evening that a group has been appointed to advise the minister on the running of school libraries and the books which may be kept there. The statement was issued after criticism that

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Sex Education Please, Not Censorship

Source: The Jakarta Post – By Rinaldi Ridwan Communications and Information Technology Minister Tifatul Sembiring’s plan to ban BlackBerry service in Indonesia unless it filters pornographic content is a threat to our democratic way of life. We should be proud

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Europe Bites Hungary Over Media and Internet Censorship – Content-Bash Provokes Protests

Source: The Register – By Jane Fae Ozimek A rumble of protest is spreading across Europe in reaction to a new media censorship law in Hungary. Yesterday, Europe’s Digital agenda commissioner Neelie Kroes told an Extraordinary meeting of the European

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