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Media Censorship: Sri Lankan Government Criticized for Targeting Several News Websites

Sri Lankan authorities are facing strong criticism for restricting media freedom after blocking several websites and requiring all news websites to register with the government. The government is defending its actions, saying it is not targeting freedom of expression. The

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Censors Keep Watch on U.S. Embassy Microblog

Source: The Wall Street Journal Attempts by the U.S. Embassy in Beijing to stimulate discussion on Internet freedom among Chinese microblog users ran up against Beijing’s sophisticated censorship apparatus Wednesday. Now it appears that this effort has landed the embassy’s

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