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Venezuela: Violent Images Censored for a Month

Categories: Latin America, Venezuela, Citizen Media, Freedom of Speech, Media & Journalism, Photography, Politics

The Devil's Excrement shares images [1] of Venezuelan newspaper El Nacional with the word “Censurado” (Censored) over the space where images would normally appear. In a previous post [2], the blogger explains, “a Judge issues the following prohibition [es] [3] ‘For the next four weeks, no newspaper, magazine or weekly of the country [4]can publish images that are violent, bloody, grotesque, whether about crime or not'”