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U.S. sanctions three North Korean officials for alleged rights abuses 11.12.2018 Reuters: World News
The United States said on Monday it had sanctioned three North Korean officials, including a top aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, for serious human rights abuses and censorship.
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U.S. sanctions three North Korean officials for suspected rights abuses 10.12.2018 Reuters: World News
The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on three North Korea officials, including a top aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, citing "ongoing and serious human rights abuses and censorship," the U.S. Treasury Department said on Monday.
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China Closes 1,100 Social Media Accounts For Unlawful Activities: Xinhua 8.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Chinese police today said that it has closed 1,100 social media accounts, along with 31 websites, this year for unlawful activities such as trolling or blackmailing, the official Xinhua news agency...
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Free speech vs censorship: The cultural conflict at the heart of China-US trade wars through history 7.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
China’s censorship regime ignites curiosity about new or banned products, perpetuating piracy that is at the heart of Sino-US trade frictions.
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Because I’m Hindu, Times Now ignored my speech when it criticised US briefing on religious freedom 2.12.2018 Scroll.in
The channel excised all traces of the Hindus of conscience who spoke at this meeting. I know this because I am one of them.
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Vietnam jails rights activist for posting defaced flag photo on Facebook 30.11.2018 Reuters: World News
The founder of a Vietnamese rights group was sentenced on Friday to two years and nine months in prison for spraying paint on Vietnamese flags and posting a photo of them on Facebook.
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Google Employees Go Public To Protest China Search Engine Dragonfly 28.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
More than 30 Google employees have joined a petition protesting the company's plans to build a search engine that complies with China's online censorship regime. An employee-led backlash against the...
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How the Arab thinker Al-Farabi drew on Plato to shape the Muslim world’s ideas about censorship 19.11.2018 Scroll.in
His rationalisation for controlling creative writing enabled a further move to deny legitimacy to new interpretation.
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National Press Day observed in NE States 17.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
National Press Day observed in NE States
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Impossible To Impose Emergency-Like Press Censorship Today: Arun Jaitley 16.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Rejecting the criticism that the government was curtailing free speech, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said that it was not possible to impose Emergency-like restrictions on press freedom...
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Arun Jaitley inaugurates National Press Day in Delhi, says no room for censorship due to technology 16.11.2018 Zee News : India National
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday spoke on the occasion of National Press Day and said that it is impossible to censor news due to the technology available today.
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Review: Sunny Deol Is Miscast In Mohalla Assi 16.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Mohalla Assi Movie Review: Sunny Deol simply does not fit the bill when he has to deliver heavy-duty Sanskrit lines. But Sakshi Tanwar is on top of her game as his wife, a woman who speaks her mind
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China's Peking University tightens party control, curbs activism 14.11.2018 Reuters: World News
China's prestigious Peking University, historically a bastion of student activism, has moved to quash dissent and strengthen Communist Party control after a spate of protests across China on issues ranging from labour rights to #MeToo.
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Pahlaj Nihalani’s plea against censor board cuts rejected by Bombay High Court 13.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The former Central Board of Film Certification chief has claimed that the decision was influenced by personal vendetta.
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China’s cyber authority erases more than 9,800 social media accounts of independent news providers 13.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The agency said the accounts were deleted for ‘spreading politically harmful information’ and ‘defaming the nation’s image’.
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China Cleans Social Media, Erases Thousands Of Accounts 13.11.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Cyberspace Administration of China had erased the accounts for violations that included "spreading politically harmful information, maliciously falsifying (Chinese Communist) party.
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Gujarat Seeking Law To Curb Fake News: State Deputy Chief Minister 12.11.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel today said the state government is mulling a law to curb the spread of fake news and information on social media. He said some people with malafide intentions...
Pahlaj Nihalani’s plea against censor board to be heard by Bombay High Court on November 13 12.11.2018 Scroll.in
The former Central Board of Film Certification chief claimed that personal vendetta had influenced the authority’s decision to order cuts to his film.
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France's Macron, Tech Giants Launch "Paris Call" To Regulate Internet 12.11.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
France and U.S. technology giants including Microsoft on Monday urged world governments and companies to sign up to a new initiative to regulate the internet and fight threats such as cyber attacks,...
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Macron and tech giants launch 'Paris call' to fix internet ills 12.11.2018 Reuters: World News
France and U.S. technology giants including Microsoft on Monday urged world governments and companies to sign up to a new initiative to regulate the internet and fight threats such as cyber attacks, online censorship and hate speech.
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