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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 governments, private institutions, and corporations.

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Organizations relating to Censorship

Anti-Defamation League of B\'nai B\'rith / New York NY, USA / Est. 1913
World Free Press Institute / San Ramon CA, USA / Est. 1997
Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2005
Transparency International / Berlin, Germany / Est. 1993
Global Transparency Initiative / Washington DC, USA
Community Information, Empowerment and Transparency / New York NY, USA / Est. 1985
Organization of Women Writers of Africa / New York NY, USA / Est. 1991
United Nations Correspondents Association / New York NY, USA / Est. 1948
Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative / Oslo, Norway / Est. 2002
Youth for Transparency International / Toronto ON, Canada
Inter-American Convention on Transparency in Conventional Weapons Acquisitions / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1999
CoST - the Infrastructure Transparency Initiative / London, UK
ARTICLE 19 / London, UK / Est. 1986
International Aid Transparency Initiative / Est. 2008
Partnership for Transparency Fund / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2000
Financial Transparency Coalition / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2009
Index on Censorship / London, UK / Est. 1972
Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes / Paris, France / Est. 2009
Transparency, Accountability and Participation Network / New York NY, USA
Transparency and Accountability Initiative
United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration / Est. 2014

View all profiles (21 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Censorship

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Historical misrepresentation
Book censorship
Military censorship
Deliberate lying by corporation officials
Advertising censorship
Deception by government
Broadcasting censorship
News censorship
Indoctrination by repetition
Defamation of character
Newspaper and periodical censorship
Censorship in communist systems
Religious censorship
Theatre censorship
Art censorship
Biased and inaccurate history textbooks
Film and cinema censorship
Scientific censorship
Postal censorship
Misuse of classified information
Incorrect labelling
Misleading of elected representatives by government officials
Misrepresentation of information to consumers
Misleading advertising

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
Exposing censorship
Libelling another
Denying rights of businesses
Funding action against censorship
Denying rites to the dead

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