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Connecting to China's patchy Internet freedom

While much of the world is becoming increasingly reliant on social media and cloud management tools, China still blocks some of the world’s most

While much of the world is becoming increasingly reliant on social media and cloud management tools, China still blocks some of the world’s most

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Iran arrests female models for posing without hijabs

Iran has arrested fashion models active on social media sites after Tehran’s top leader declared war on un-Islamic thoughts on the internet. Eight

Iran has arrested fashion models active on social media sites after Tehran’s top leader declared war on un-Islamic thoughts on the internet. Eight

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EU warns Turkey over press freedom

Turkey's takeover of leading opposition newspaper Zaman has been widely criticized by EU leaders worried about a media crackdown.

Turkey's takeover of leading opposition newspaper Zaman has been widely criticized by EU leaders worried about a media crackdown.

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Burundi: radio silence leaves room for political violence

The country's main independent radio stations have been closed since April when unrest began. By day there is an uneasy calm, by night gunfire rings out in Bujumbura.

The country's main independent radio stations have been closed since April when unrest began. By day there is an uneasy calm, by night gunfire rings out in Bujumbura.

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India porn crackdown

The government in India has blocked hundreds of adult websites. An official said the crackdown is to prevent pornography becoming what he called a

The government in India has blocked hundreds of adult websites. An official said the crackdown is to prevent pornography becoming what he called a

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Artist Ai Weiwei's confiscated passport returned after 4 years

A Chinese free speech advocate and who was held in secret detention for 81 days says that Beijing authorities have returned his passport. Ai Weiwei

A Chinese free speech advocate and who was held in secret detention for 81 days says that Beijing authorities have returned his passport. Ai Weiwei

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Portuguese media uproar over 'censorship' law proposal

Portuguese media are up in arms over a proposed law that would force them to submit their election coverage plans for approval by a committee or face

Portuguese media are up in arms over a proposed law that would force them to submit their election coverage plans for approval by a committee or face

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Stars at "Child 44" premiere saddened by reported Russian ban

As the whiff of censorship becomes ever-stronger in Russia the Sir Ridley Scott-produced "Child 44" about the Soviet Union's most infamous serial killer is reportedly banned

As the whiff of censorship becomes ever-stronger in Russia the Sir Ridley Scott-produced "Child 44" about the Soviet Union's most infamous serial killer is reportedly banned

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Russia bans film adaptation of 'Child 44'

Russia’s Ministry of Culture has blocked the screening of Child 44, a film adaptation of Tom Rob Smith’s novel about the hunt for a Soviet-era serial

Russia’s Ministry of Culture has blocked the screening of Child 44, a film adaptation of Tom Rob Smith’s novel about the hunt for a Soviet-era serial