Thursday, 18 August , 2022

Censorship

Guarding Democracy From News

As Orwellian as the Disinformation Governance Board may be, it’s not even the most immediate threat to our freedom of speech, writes John Kiriakou. By...

Ukraine bans import of Russian books and performances of Russian music

By Sandy English Jul 2, 2022 On June 19, the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada (parliament) approved by wide margins two reactionary bills that censor Russian literature and...

Dutch coalition challenges EU ‘censorship’ of Russian media

By Sofia Stuart Leeson May 25, 2022 A Dutch coalition filed a petition on Tuesday calling on the EU Court of Justice to look into the...

Ukraine Parliament Passes New Laws Seeking To Purge Russian Culture

The bills forbid playing Russian music and bar the import of Russian books by Kyle Anzalone* Posted on June 19, 2022ories Ukraine’s Parliament passed...

Russian DJ and performer Nina Kraviz banned from three music festivals

By David Walsh 24 May 2022 In another deplorable, anti-democratic action by the cultural establishment in the US and Europe, three music festivals have excluded Russian...

Video sharing giants censor ‘Ukraine on Fire’ documentary on West’s role...

13 March 2022 In a new round of attacks on freedom of expression, two social media giants have censored a 2016 documentary that turns the...

Journalistic Unions and Lawyers: EU Censorship of Sputnik and RT is...

The European Commission has proposed banning Russia's Sputnik and RT from accessing the European media market over Russia's "special operation" in Ukraine. The ban...

Campaign for censorship of Facebook content intensifies following January 6 disclosures

By Kevin Reed 29 October 2021 The drive for government regulation and control of Facebook content intensified last weekend following the publication of details about the...

Facebook Dangerous Individuals and Organizations List (Reproduced Snapshot)

Oct. 12 2021 Facebook Dangerous Individuals and Organizations ListThis is a reproduction of an internal Facebook list used to regulate speech on company platforms....

A Remarkable Silence: Media Blackout After Key Witness Against Assange Admits...

Jul 1, 2021 As we have pointed out since Media Lens began in 2001, a fundamental feature of corporate media is propaganda by omission. Over...