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UK placed in third tier in global index of free expression
Index on Censorship lists UK as only ‘partially' open’ in every key metric for the year 2021

Ben Quinn

25, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Radio Silence review – courage in the face of danger as Mexican journalist takes on the government
Intimate documentary captures the relentless intimidation of Carmen Aristegui as she dares to speak truth to power

Phuong Le

22, Jan, 2023 @9:00 AM

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China announces lunar new year censorship crackdown to silence Covid ‘rumours’
Plan to target ‘gloomy sentiments’ across festival period comes as independent health forecasters estimate over 600,000 deaths from Covid

Helen Davidson in Taipei

19, Jan, 2023 @5:19 AM

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Censorship fears over plan to keep Channel people-smugglers off social media
Charity says government’s move to tackle ‘TikTok traffickers’ could affect ability to highlight plight of refugees

Dan Milmo and Rajeev Syal

18, Jan, 2023 @7:26 PM

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Dorothy Iannone obituary
Artist whose prevailing subject was intense love in all its forms, from romantic to erotic and spiritual

Oliver Basciano

01, Jan, 2023 @3:46 PM

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The Twitter Files should disturb liberal critics of Elon Musk – and here’s why | Kenan Malik
Leaked messages show an unhealthy link between social media and state security

Kenan Malik

01, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Ruggero Deodato, director of notorious horror Cannibal Holocaust, dies aged 83
Italian film-maker acquired infamy when rumours about his 1980 ‘found footage’ horror led to him being charged with murder

Andrew Pulver

29, Dec, 2022 @2:27 PM

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Top British sculptor hits back in censorship row over loan to Turkish gallery
Turner prize-winner Tony Cragg defends decision to lend to Istanbul museum after criticism from leading Turkish artist

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

18, Dec, 2022 @9:00 AM

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China accused of flooding social media with spam to cover up Covid protests
US firm says network of bot accounts also hijacking hashtags in large-scale attempt to obscure coverage

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

04, Dec, 2022 @12:17 PM

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New Zealand woman takes Chinese media site to human rights tribunal over ban
Auckland woman says she was banned from popular Chinese-language media forum SkyKiwi for posting political content

Eva Corlett in Wellington

02, Dec, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Saudi film festival claim of ‘zero censorship’ fails to win over critics
Organisers say accusation Red Sea event is a ‘reputation laundering tool’ for Riyadh smacks of western hypocrisy

Oliver Holmes

02, Dec, 2022 @5:00 AM

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China censors maskless crowd footage in World Cup broadcasts
As protesters in Chinese cities rage against Xi Jinping’s zero-Covid policy, TV feeds are edited to avoid crowd scenes

Oliver Holmes

28, Nov, 2022 @12:54 PM

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