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Kerala High Court allows screening of Anand Patwardhan documentary on religious fundamentalism 25.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The High Court said that the Centre’s claim that the screening of the film may cause law and order problems is not valid.
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Women's Sex Toy Maker Sues New York City Subway, Calls Ad Ban Sexist 19.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A new lawsuit asks why New York City's subway accepts advertisements depicting erectile dysfunction, bare buttocks, inflatable plastic breasts, "Kyng"-sized condoms and cactuses shaped like phalluses,...
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Women's sex toy maker sues New York City subway, calls ad ban sexist 18.6.2019 Reuters: World News
A new lawsuit asks why New York City's subway accepts advertisements depicting erectile dysfunction, bare buttocks, inflatable plastic breasts, "Kyng"-sized condoms and cactuses shaped like phalluses, but is refusing ads for women's sex toys.
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Here's What Abhay Deol Has To Say About Censorship In 'Digital Media' 18.6.2019 NDTV News - Latest
"If you have to be thorough in censoring content, you would have to censor the Internet," said Abhay
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'Hong Kong' searches surge behind China's Great Firewall 13.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Chinese censors are working hard to erase or block news of the Hong Kong protests on social media and search platforms amid a surge in interest from mainland internet users.
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China launches new web cleanup campaign amid fresh takedowns 12.6.2019 Reuters: World News
China launched a new campaign to clean up its internet, state media said, amid a fresh wave of apparent censorship by Beijing blocking more foreign media websites and shutting down domestic accounts on social media.
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China blocks websites, internet accounts in new cleanup campaign 12.6.2019 Reuters: World News
China launched a new campaign to clean up its internet, state media said, amid a fresh wave of apparent censorship by Beijing blocking more foreign media websites and shutting down domestic accounts on social media.
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Bring back banned conservatives, Trump yells at Twitter 10.6.2019 Sify Finance
In yet another attack on Twitter, US President Donald Trump has once again tweeted his support for conservative voices banned from the micro-blogging platform.
How Nehru reacted to violent protests in 1956 demanding withdrawal of a book about religious leaders 10.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The prime minister kept all options open except for that of banning the book, which he considered to be ‘of very doubtful legality’.
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FB to re-think on policies around artistic nudity 7.6.2019 Sify Finance
Facebook has agreed to re-think its stance of artistic nudity after an outcry of people protesting naked in front of the social networking giant's New York headquarters against the company's policies against the same.
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Vietnam jails another Facebook user over 'anti-state' posts 6.6.2019 Reuters: World News
A court in Vietnam sentenced a Facebook user to six years in prison on Thursday for a series of posts he made on the social media platform which the Southeast Asian country's government said were "anti-state".
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Security tight in Tiananmen 30 years after students 'died for nothing' 4.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Tourists thronged Beijing's Tiananmen Square on Tuesday amid tighter-than-usual security, although most visitors approached by Reuters said they were unaware of the bloody crackdown on student-led protests 30 years ago or would not discuss it.
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Delhi High Court rejects plea seeking stay on release of Salman Khan-starrer ‘Bharat’ 3.6.2019 Scroll.in
The petitioner had claimed that movie’s name violates Section 3 of The Emblems And Names Act, 1950.
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Protesters strip outside Facebook office against nudity censorship 3.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Protesters strip outside Facebook office against nudity censorship
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Protesters strip outside Facebook office against nudity censorship 3.6.2019 Sify Finance
About a 100 people stripped naked in front of Facebook's New York headquarters as part of a protest against what they view as censorship regarding Facebook and Instagram's policies around artistic nudity.
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Disillusioned with America, did the poet Allen Ginsberg find an antidote to rationality in India? 2.6.2019 Scroll.in
June 3 is American poet Allen Ginsberg’s 93rd birth anniversary. His experiences in India greatly shaped his mind, personality and poetry.
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Don't Need A 'Censor Board' For Digital Shows And Films, Say Celebs 1.6.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The Supreme Court recently directed the Centre to regulate the content featured on OTT media platforms
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Elton John slams Russian cuts to 'Rocketman' gay scenes 1.6.2019 Reuters: Hollywood News
Elton John on Friday criticized Russia's reported censorship of gay sex scenes in the new movie musical based on his life, "Rocketman," calling the decision "cruelly unaccepting of the love between two people."
U.S.-China trade war of words heads for Fox cable TV face-off 29.5.2019 Reuters: Money News
China's propaganda war with the United States over their escalating trade dispute will reach a crescendo of sorts when a broadcaster from Chinese state television debates a Fox Business host in prime time on the U.S. cable network.
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Merkel heir faces widespread criticism after proposal to regulate online opinion 28.5.2019 Reuters: World News
Chancellor Angela Merkel's heir apparent faced criticism from across Germany's political spectrum on Tuesday after she called for rules about expressing online opinions before elections in response to a YouTube video that criticised her party.
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