Stories about Censorship from April, 2019
A nationwide internet shutdown that lasted well into the night, leaving voters in the dark about their election day choices.
Netizen Report: Saudi Arabian authorities arrest three bloggers and execute 37 prisoners, several of them protesters
Saudi Arabia's assault on free speech continues, Careem might be sharing your number with drivers, and the internet is still shutdown in Chad.
Leica's promo video referencing Tiananmen Square massacre went viral on Chinese social media. Then, it disappeared.
For days, users were forbidden from writing the words "Leica" in English and "徕卡" in Chinese on Weibo.
People in India have been banned from downloading TikTok, a hugely popular quick video-sharing app based in China.
Government actions in Sri Lanka Easter bombings raise the question: Is social media helping or hurting?
The swift decision to block certain social media platforms suggests that in the eyes of the Sri Lankan government, these services can make an already bad situation worse.
Digital privacy tools draw suspicion in the US and Ecuador, India tackles Tiktok, and a Chinese man learns that facial recognition works -- even while you’re sleeping.
The crackdown on internet freedom in early June has become an iconic source of panic for the Communist Party of China.
Slovenian officials pledged to "never interfere in any of the media’s editorial policy."
Many people saw the bus accident, the result of a fight onboard, as an allegory of China's political turn in recent years.
Media were quick to suggest that a bogus yoga ban story could be the first victim of the Russia's 'fake news' law.
Nagy has endured criticism of her intellect and even sexual harassment, with one pro-government media outlet calling her a "whore".
Tan Qindong was arrested after revealing the presence of toxic herbs in a popular medicinal liquor. Posts about his ordeal were censored on WeChat.
Netizen Report: As water levels rise, Iran’s ban on messaging apps is slowing emergency relief for flood victims
Iranians ask for censorship pause in face of fatal floods, Indians suspect Facebook of election meddling and Australia tries to ban violent videos.
The public prosecution accuses the two bloggers of spreading what it deemed were "false" reports of corruption allegations against the Mauritanian President.