Stories about Censorship from November, 2018
Husky is no liberal minstrel, but fellow rappers rushed to his support when he was arrested. Then a state TV executive bragged about the Kremlin's efforts to release him.
How far is Google willing to go to get the Chinese government's blessing?
"I really hope one day our country will be regarded as an independent entity. This is my biggest wish as a Taiwanese."
Since the 1950s, Hong Kong has had a proud tradition of exile literature and art. Recent events suggest they're under threat.
Committee to Protect Journalists staffers were detained in Tanzania, China is flagging fake news on Weibo and activists across Africa face arrest on defamation charges.
"Clear drinking water without arsenic is a present for the people of Gevgelija on 7th of November"
Amid police raids and vigilante threats, Brazilians fear for freedom of expression in public universities
"There is an empowerment of conservative ideas inside of the state apparatus that is very, very dangerous."
"When we denounce corruption and favouritism, it’s an act of patriotism....we are an actor of stability, seeking to drive the country in the right direction".
"Choosing power as one of the main topics of my work is rooted in the desire to drag it down to the ground and make fun of it."
The event was seen by many as a test of the limits of free speech in Hong Kong.
Banned words include the names of current and former Chinese state leaders and the phrase "Taiwan independence".
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