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Censorship, Violence & Press Freedom · What we do · Article 19

ARTICLE 19: defending freedom of expression and information.
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Points of View Reference Center Home: Counterpoint: Sometimes Censorship is Necessary

Points of View Reference Center Home: Counterpoint: Sometimes Censorship is Necessary | Media Censorship | Scoop.it
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Testimony of Tom Malinowski | Human Rights Watch

Testimony of Tom Malinowski | Human Rights Watch | Media Censorship | Scoop.it
I was in Burma for a week in January, my second visit in the last year.  I am still amazed by how much has changed since the start of reforms in 2011.
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Self Censorship: How Often and Why

Self Censorship: How Often and Why | Media Censorship | Scoop.it
Introduction and Summary A Survey of Journalists in Association with Columbia Journalism Review Self-censorship is commonplace in the news media today,
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China: Renewed Restrictions Send Online Chill | Human Rights Watch

China: Renewed Restrictions Send Online Chill | Human Rights Watch | Media Censorship | Scoop.it
(Washington, DC) – The Chinese government’s further tightening of internet controls and mandating real name registration threaten security and privacy of internet users.
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South Sudan: Threats to Free Speech | Human Rights Watch

South Sudan: Threats to Free Speech | Human Rights Watch | Media Censorship | Scoop.it
(Nairobi, January 31, 2013) – South Sudan should urgently step up efforts to protect freedom of speech and assembly, Human Rights watch said today in releasing its World Report 2013.
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Iran tightens online censorship to counter US 'shadow internet'

Iran tightens online censorship to counter US 'shadow internet' | Media Censorship | Scoop.it
Tehran fury at 'internet in a suitcase' prompts upgrade to web filtering system blocking forbidden websites
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Venezuela: Halt Censorship, Intimidation of Media | Human Rights Watch

Venezuela: Halt Censorship, Intimidation of Media | Human Rights Watch | Media Censorship | Scoop.it
(Washington, DC) – Venezuela should end censorship and intimidation of media that challenge the official line regarding President Hugo Chávez’s health and inauguration, Human Rights Watch said today.
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Points of View Reference Center Home: Point: The Right to a Free Press

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Points of View Reference Center Home: Counterpoint: The Futility of Internet Censorship

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Thailand: Rights Challenges Go Unaddressed | Human Rights Watch

Thailand: Rights Challenges Go Unaddressed | Human Rights Watch | Media Censorship | Scoop.it
(Bangkok) – The Thai government fell short in 2012 in addressing the country’s many serious human rights problems, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2013.
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10 Most Censored Countries - Reports - Committee to Protect Journalists

10 Most Censored Countries - Reports - Committee to Protect Journalists | Media Censorship | Scoop.it
See updated list of 10 Most Censored Countries at http://cpj.org/reports/2012/05/10-most-censored-countries.php. North Korea tops CPJ’s list of “10 Most Censored Countries”...
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Social Media Prosecutions Threaten Free Speech in the UK -- and Beyond | Human Rights Watch

Social Media Prosecutions Threaten Free Speech in the UK -- and Beyond | Human Rights Watch | Media Censorship | Scoop.it
(London) — Visitors to Hyde Park on a Sunday can see people standing on stepladders engaged in passionate debate with groups clustered around them. Speakers’ Corner is a symbol of Britain’s centuries old commitment to freedom of speech.
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Media Censorship in China

Media Censorship in China | Media Censorship | Scoop.it
Beijing has pursued increasing media regulations under President Hu Jintao. But as a flourishing China expands its international influence, many of its citizens hunger for a free flow of information.
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