Censorship

Censorship is the suppression of speech, public communication, or other information, on the basis that such material is considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, or "inconvenient." Censorship can be conducted by governments, private institutions, and other controlling bodies. Governments and private organizations may engage in censorship. Other groups or institutions may propose and petition for censorship. When an individual such as an author or other creator engages in censorship of their own works or speech, it is referred to as self-censorship. General censorship occurs in a variety of different media, including speech, books, music, films, and other arts, the press, radio, television, …

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Greens/EFA: The Greens/European Free Alliance · 3 August 2024 English

A study by Martin Sas, KU Leuven, Centre for IT & IP Law, Leuven, Belgium Jan Tobias Mühlberg, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Ecole Polytechnique,Brussels, Belgium

Rights 37 3.3.2. Risk of Over-Restriction and Censorship 37 3.3.3. Hindrance to Children’s Development 3 UNCRC). 3.3.2. Risk of Over-Restriction and Censorship Due to varying cultural norms and national regulations


Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network · 16 May 2024 English

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Social media companies attempted to blame the mass censorship on glitches in artificial intelligence software; own government agency dedicated to submitting censorship requests. Its cyber unit, which operates out international community to hold Israel accountable for censorship and privacy violations. www.al-shabaka.org 9 https://theintercept.com/2022/09/21/facebook-censorship-palestine-israel-algorithm/ https://www.newarab


NWLC: National Women's Law Center · 11 May 2024

files this complaint against Cobb County School District (“CCSD”) in Georgia for its discriminatory censorship of books and learning materials that feature characters and authors of co. [...] Collectively,

District (“CCSD”) in Georgia for its discriminatory censorship of books and learning materials that feature interviews with NWLC about the impact of CCSD’s censorship efforts on them and the school environment. NWLC .............. 5 B. CCSD has implemented the Censorship Policies to remove inclusive books and discipline hostility, which predates its discriminatory censorship of inclusive classroom and library materials race-based hostile environments created by CCSD’s censorship of inclusive to bring the school district into


ACRL: Association of College and Research Libraries · 10 May 2024 English

Upholding Intellectual Freedom Background Intellectual freedom is a core value of the library profession, and libraries are integral to the provision of spaces and information resources that support their users’ …

as public fora protected from state-sponsored censorship, challenges persist. For example, recent criticisms disinformation and promoting truth by fighting censorship and providing access to relevant materials. Learning ACRL members to confront book challenges and censorship in libraries and uphold intellectual freedom org/acrlinsider/confronting-book-challenges-and-censorship-in-libraries/ https://acrl.ala.org/acrlinsid org/acrlinsider/confronting-book-challenges-and-censorship-in-libraries/ https://www.ala.org/acrl/standards/standardslibraries


NWLC: National Women's Law Center · 10 May 2024 English

[...] Parents, students, and community members have repeatedly voiced their concerns about the censorship of inclusive media and books and the hostile comments by Board members to the County through the

comprehensive picture of the impact of book bans and censorship in Collier County Public Schools. We received censor inclusive books exemplifies the wave of censorship in public schools that has surged in recent years students and students of color evinced by this censorship can also encourage bullying, harassment, and education.10 The same devastating effects of censorship efforts are being felt by students in the County’s County implemented policies resulting in the censorship of inclusive curricula and library materials


Afrobarometer · 9 May 2024 English

your opinion, how free is the news media in this country to report and comment on the news without censorship or interference by the government? Copyright ©Afrobarometer 2024 4 The view that the media is “somewhat”

(33%) to report and comment on the news without censorship or interference. But about three in 10 (28%) country to report and comment on the news without censorship or interference by the government? Copyright country to report and comment on the news without censorship or interference by the government? (% who say


Amnesty International · 9 May 2024 English

Amnesty International is deeply frustrated by the significant hurdles that its staff and other observers have faced in their attempts to monitor the hearings in UK courts in the case …


Amnesty International · 9 May 2024 English

Reacting to last night’s violent attacks by unknown individuals on prominent government critics who had joined protests in Tbilisi, Georgia, against the controversial “foreign influence” bill, Denis Krivosheev, Amnesty International’s …

NEWS PRESS RELEASE GEORGIA ARTICLE PRESS RELEASE CENSORSHIP AND FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS


Amnesty International · 8 May 2024 English

At least fourteen journalists have been arrested in Azerbaijan on apparent fabricated charges in retaliation for their critical reporting. Several of them have reportedly been subjected to ill-treatment. They should …


Amnesty International · 7 May 2024 English

On 16 April 2024, the Criminal Chamber of the Tunis Court of Cassation confirmed the indictment of ex-justice minister and senior Ennahdha leader Noureddine Bhiri who will now face trial …


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