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· November, 2015

Stories about Censorship from November, 2015

Four Tanzanians Charged for Publishing Political Information on WhatsApp

Four other Tanzanians have been arrested and charged for political comments they made using the messaging service WhatsApp.

Russia's Internet Watchdog May Soon Get More Extrajudicial Website Blocking Powers

Roscomnadzor can already make websites unavailable for Russian users without a court order, but they remain available to users outside Russia—something the new, broader mandate could end.

On Net Freedom Report in Africa, The Gambia Scores Poorly

The Gambia, the tiny West African state, is the second worst when it comes to internet freedom in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Hungarian Woman Fined for Facebook Post About State Spending

The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union has started a crowdsourcing campaign to support Maria Somogyi as part of its work to end the abuse of libel laws.

Brazil’s Modern Day Slave Owners Don't Want Their Names on the Web

Multiple court rulings have led to the censorship of Brazil's "dirty list" that identifies companies engaged in forced labor practices.

Animated Series ‘South Park’ Showed China's President Kissing a Woman. Who Is She?

Chinese fans worried the scene, in which Xi Jinping kisses a Korean-speaking woman who is not his wife, could get the show banned.

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