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Why the Twitter files revelations are important - analysis

Recent revelations about how social media giant made decisions around the 2020 US election are only the tip of the iceberg.

After 'Ben Shapiro gets gassed' joke, YouTuber's account suspended

"A few white supremacists successfully lobbied YouTube to suspend me, a Jewish dual citizen of Israel and USA, for antisemitism," said Klein.

Chinese censors ban printing of ‘anti-communist’ Hasidic woman’s memoir

“Unfortunately this book is not approved to print in China as content involves anti-communist,” said a 1010 Printing representative.

By ASAF ELIA-SHALEV/JTA
03/10/2022

US appeals court rejects big tech's right to regulate online speech

A US appeals court on Friday upheld a Texas law that bars large social media companies from banning or censoring users based on "viewpoint".

By REUTERS
17/09/2022

Hong Kong speech therapists found guilty of sedition for 'anti-government' children's books

Critics say that authorities have used the British colonial-era sedition offenses as a tool to silence legitimate criticism of the government, and to stifle free speech.

By REUTERS
07/09/2022

Russia silences another publication: Novaya Gazeta's magazine

Novaya Gazeta suspended publication in Russia in March after being cautioned for violating new laws censoring coverage of the conflict in Ukraine.

By REUTERS
06/09/2022

Pakistan's ex-PM Imran Khan charged under anti-terrorism law - report

Imran Khan being charged and accusing the state of censoring him are part of the ongoing political power struggle in Pakistan.

Here's how Israel's IDF drones hit Palestinian Islamic Jihad in Gaza

This is the largest collection of footage of IDF drone strikes since the Israeli military censor began allowing reports on such strikes.

17/08/2022

IDF uses attack drones, army announces after years of censorship

The IDF never publicly disclosed the use of drones, and Israelis who attempted to publish reports were blocked by the censor.

Russia proposes law to ban broadcast of LGBT content

The law will work as a legal supplement to an existing law from 2013 that bans the "promotion of non-traditional sexual relations to minors."

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