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Top 25 Censored News 2011: #16 Sweatshops in China Are Making Your iPods While Workers Suffer

Apple’s suppliers such as Foxconn, Dafu and Lian Jian Technology routinely violate China’s “Law on the Prevention and Control of Occupational Diseases.”  Several manufacturers replaced alcohol with n-hexane, which is used to clean parts.  It is a chemical that works

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Posted in Censorship, Media Censorship

In “Americus,” the Harry Potter Censorship Drama Plays Out in Small-Town America

Lauren Davis — Neil couldn’t survive life in small-town Americus without his favorite fantasy series. But when a fundamentalist group threatens to censor the books, Neil finds himself on the frontlines of a social war – and may just find

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Censorship in KGB Jail Verges on Insanity

Source: Charter97.org Relatives of political prisoners are not allowed to pass greeting cards to the jail. This decision was announced on February 23, when wives and mothers of KGB detainees tried to pass their relatives greeting cards among other things.

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Posted in Human Rights

University to Review Library’s Cabinet Collection

Source: Times of Malta “It is the books that are being protected from the users rather than the users protected from the books” – library committee The University of Malta’s Senate Library Committee said today that it was setting up

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