Tag : Freedom of Speech / Censorship

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Hong Kong protesters plan mall sit-ins after hill-top human chains

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Anti-government protesters gather at Lion Rock, in Hong Kong, China September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha HONG KONG (HeadlineNews) – Hong Kong pro-democracy activists plan sit-ins...
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Twitter restores some blocked Cuban official accounts

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HAVANA (HeadlineNews) – Twitter Inc has restored some of the accounts of Cuban state-run media, journalists and government officials it had blocked on Wednesday, although...
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Hong Kong police check for air tickets to stop new airport protests

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HONG KONG (HeadlineNews) – Hong Kong police checked people traveling to the citys international airport for passports and air tickets on Saturday, preventing protesters gathering...
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NBA showdown starring a Turk won’t be televised in Turkey

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ANKARA (HeadlineNews) – Outspoken Turkish basketball player Enes Kanter’s Portland Trail Blazers reached the NBA’s Western Conference finals starting on Tuesday, but for the first...
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NRA sues Los Angeles over law requiring disclosure of ties to gun group

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(HeadlineNews) – The National Rifle Association sued Los Angeles on Wednesday over a new law requiring that contractors disclose their ties to the gun rights...
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Myanmar’s top court to rule on jailed HeadlineNews journalists’ appeal

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(In April 21 story, this corrected version adds dropped word “democracy” in paragraph eight.) FILE PHOTO: Detained HeadlineNews journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo...
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Germany’s Leica moves to distance itself from Tiananmen video

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FILE PHOTO – The entrance area and the showroom of German camera manufacturer Leica Camera AG are pictured at the Leica production site in Solms,...
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German state-owned TV says Venezuela blocked its Spanish channel

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BERLIN (HeadlineNews) – Germany’s state-funded public broadcaster Deutsche Welle said on Sunday that Venezuela’s broadcast authority had blocked its Spanish-language channel from cable networks in...
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Facebook, rights groups hit out at Singapore’s fake news bill

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SINGAPORE (HeadlineNews) – Singapore submitted wide-ranging fake news legislation in parliament on Monday, stoking fears from internet firms and human rights groups that it may...
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Facebook removes many accounts in India, Pakistan for ‘inauthentic’ behavior

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NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD (HeadlineNews) – Facebook has removed 712 accounts and 390 pages in India and Pakistan because of “inauthentic behavior” and spamming, it said on...

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