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· March, 2017

Stories about Censorship from March, 2017

10 March 2017

In China's Shadow: Will Taiwanese Universities Sell Out Academic Freedom?

A combination of political and economic pressures at local universities are laying the ground for an unsettling compromise.

6 March 2017

France Sees Sharp Rise in Blocked and De-Listed Websites

Advox

Authorities have blocked or de-listed more than 2,700 websites in the fight against child pornography and terrorism, but with little oversight.

5 March 2017

India Bans Two Movies For ‘Being Too Lady-Oriented’ and ‘Glorifying Homosexuality’

"According to the Cinematography Act, a film can only be banned if it compromises on national security. What security is a romantic film on a gay couple compromising?"

3 March 2017

In Azerbaijan, Another Blogger Gets Jail Time

Advox

"Instead of investigating credible allegation of ill-treatment, Azerbaijan jails outspoken critic #MehmanHuseynov for two years."

Vybz Kartel Supporters Threaten Former Jamaican Culture Minister Over Remarks About Dancehall's Violent Lyrics

"I pray that Jamaicans who value common decency will push back against this new normal and defend Jamaica’s true culture. If we lose this battle, we will have lost Jamaica."

2 March 2017

Netizen Report: Social Media Users Arrested for Political Speech in Myanmar, Palestine, Turkey

Advox

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