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Censorship is the suppression of speech, public communication, or other information, on the basis that such material is considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, or "inconvenient". Censorship can be conducted by a government, private institutions, and corporations.

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Organizations relating to Censorship

Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith / Est. 1913
World Free Press Institute / Est. 1997
Centre de solidarité avec les médias en Algérie / Est. 1995
Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation / Est. 2005
Transparency International / Est. 1993
International Organization of Journalists / Est. 1946
Global Transparency Initiative
European Foundation for Free Expression
Community Information, Empowerment and Transparency / Est. 1985
Congregation for the Reform of the Index of Forbidden Books / Est. 1571
International Free Press Society / Est. 2008
International Association for the Defence of Artists / Est. 1979
Organization of Women Writers of Africa / Est. 1991
United Nations Correspondents Association / Est. 1948
Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative / Est. 2002
Youth for Transparency International
Free Press International
Inter-American Convention on Transparency in Conventional Weapons Acquisitions / Est. 1999
Construction Sector Transparency Initiative
Human Rights Watch Free Expression Project / Est. 1975
ARTICLE 19 / Est. 1986
International Aid Transparency Initiative / Est. 2008
Partnership for Transparency Fund / Est. 2000
Financial Transparency Coalition / Est. 2009
Index on Censorship / Est. 1972

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World Problems relating to Censorship

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Book censorship
Negative effects of maternity
Misleading advertising
Unethical documentation practices
Misrepresentation of geographical information
Misrepresentation of information to consumers
Incorrect information
Historical misrepresentation
Misleading incorporation of advertising into entertainment
Misleading of elected representatives by government officials
Misuse of evolutionary theories
Incorrect labelling
Irresponsible expression of emotions equated with free speech
Unethical practices of public service employees
Unethical financial practices
Scientific censorship

Action Strategies relating to Censorship

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Opposing intellectual property
Denying lessons of history
Denying rights of medical patients
Denying rights of those punished with death penalty
According rights to benefits of science
Denying right to political asylum
Denying death
Denying right of self determination
Being an atheist
Violating human rights
Denying rights of animals
Preventing censorship on the Internet
Rewriting Arab history
Censoring dangerous writing
Campaigning against religious education
Denying state's rights
Dying a bad death
Libelling another
Denying rights of businesses
Funding action against censorship
Denying rites to the dead
Denying religion in communist systems
Denying right to adequate standard of living
Denying animals of the right to the attention, care and protection of humankind

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