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Publishing in Bangladesh: Is Covid-19 damaging the good and amplifying the problematic? 9.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
A view of the industry, its fault lines, and pockets of resistance, all brought into sharp focus by the pandemic.
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What I learnt while teaching Pakistani literature to a class of old, White Americans 27.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
On the reading list: Saadat Hasan Manto, Ghulam Abbas, Mohsin Hamid and Mohammed Hanif.
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India-China tension: Court summons Alibaba, its founder Jack Ma for alleged censorship, fake news 26.7.2020 Scroll.in
The petitioner had filed a case alleging that Alibaba used to censor content critical of China, and that its UC Browser and UC News provided false information.
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Gurgaon Court Summons Alibaba, Jack Ma On Ex-Employee's Complaint: Report 26.7.2020 NDTV News - India-news
A Gurgaon court has summoned Chinese company Alibaba and its founder Jack Ma in a case filed by a former employee who alleges he was wrongfully fired after objecting to what he saw as censorship and...
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If censorship were to return, could today’s writers learn from their Victorian counterparts? 22.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Limits of acceptability and literary censorship inspired creative ways of writing for the Victorians.
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University Sacks Professor Who Criticised President Xi Jinping: Friends 14.7.2020 NDTV News - Latest
A Beijing law professor who has been an outspoken critic of China's President Xi Jinping and the ruling Communist Party was fired by his university after being released from a nearly week-long...
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Professor Who Criticised Chinese President Over Coronavirus Detained 6.7.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Chinese authorities on Monday detained a law professor who published essays criticising President Xi Jinping over the coronavirus pandemic and accusing him of ruling "tyrannically", according to...
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Indian newspapers, websites not accessible in China 30.6.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Though Chinese newspapers and websites continue to be accessible in India, people in China can only access the Indian media websites with Virtual Private Network (VPN) server. The Indian TV channels also can be accessed through IP TV as of now. And ExpressVPN has not been working in the Communist state for the past two days on the iPhone as well as desktops.
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China blocks Indian newspapers, websites 30.6.2020 Rediff: News
The recent action comes amid the ongoing tension between India and China after the violent standoff on June 15 in Galwan Valley area in eastern Ladakh in which both sides suffered casualties.
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Indira Gandhi imposed emergency to save her PM's chair: Ravi Shankar Prasad 25.6.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
"Today we recall the draconian day of 25 June 1975, when the then Congress Government led by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi imposed emergency to save her PM chair as her election to Lok Sabha from Raebareli was set aside by Allahabad High Court on the ground of malpractices," said Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
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Content on streaming platforms giving rise to crimes, censorship required: Nitish tells PM Modi 22.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
Content on streaming platforms giving rise to crimes, censorship required: Nitish tells PM Modi
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Nitish Kumar Asks PM To Censor Streaming Sites, Cites "Vulgar Content 21.6.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has asked the government to censor content on streaming platforms like Netflix, claiming they are to blame for a spike in violence and crimes against women and...
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Editors quit Russian newspaper, accusing boss of pro-Kremlin censorship 15.6.2020 Reuters: World News
Five senior editors at Vedomosti, one of Russia's most prominent business newspapers, resigned on Monday in protest at the appointment of an editor-in-chief they say has applied pro-Kremlin censorship to its coverage.
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In nod to #MeToo, China codifies sexual harassment by law 2.6.2020 Reuters: Top News
Two years ago, Zhou Xiaoxuan publicly accused one of China's most recognizable people of groping and forcibly kissing her, setting off a firestorm in a country that did not specify sexual harassment as a legal offence.
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Trump's order taking aim at Twitter is 'bluster' - legal experts 28.5.2020 Reuters: Money News
U.S. President Donald Trump's attempt to curb what he claims is social media censorship is a political gambit and will not change the legal obligations of companies like Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc , experts said.
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Trump executive order takes aim at social media firms -draft 28.5.2020 Reuters: World News
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected Twitter, Facebook and Alphabet's Google from being responsible for the material posted by their users, according to a draft executive order and a source familiar with the ...
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Trump's Order Targets "Political Bias" At Twitter And Facebook: Report 28.5.2020 NDTV News - Latest
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected Twitter, Facebook and Alphabet's Google from being responsible for the material posted by their users,...
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Nepali publishing was thriving. Then it went into a decline. Then Covid-19 struck 23.5.2020 Scroll.in
Ajit Baral, publisher and litfest organiser, charts the journey of publishing in Nepal, and its recent and current challenges.
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As China pushes back on virus, Europe wakes to "Wolf Warrior" diplomacy 14.5.2020 Reuters: World News
Earlier this month, Europe's ambassador in Beijing submitted to Chinese censorship.
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Facebook Announces 20 Member "Supreme Court" Panel For Content 6.5.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Facebook on Wednesday announced the first members of its independent "supreme court" empowered to make binding decisions about what content should be allowed or removed at the social network and...
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