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Censorship is the suppression of speech, public communication, or other information. This may be done on the basis that such material is considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, or "inconvenient". Censorship can be conducted by governments, private institutions and other controlling bodies.

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Organizations relating to Censorship

ARTICLE 19 / London, UK / Est. 1986
Global Transparency Initiative / Washington DC, USA
International Aid Transparency Initiative / Est. 2008
Partnership for Transparency Fund / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2000
Financial Transparency Coalition / Boston MA, USA / Est. 2009
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
World Free Press Institute / San Ramon CA, USA / Est. 1997
Index on Censorship / London, UK / Est. 1972
International Free Press Society / Est. 2008
International Association for the Defence of Artists / Est. 1979
Inter-American Convention on Transparency in Conventional Weapons Acquisitions / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1999
European Foundation for Free Expression / Paris, France
Free Press International
Human Rights Watch Free Expression Project / Est. 1975
Transparency International / Berlin, Germany / Est. 1993
Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative / Oslo, Norway / Est. 2002
United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration / Est. 2014
CoST - the Infrastructure Transparency Initiative / London, UK

View all profiles (29 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Censorship

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Military censorship
Historical misrepresentation
Book censorship
Misleading advertising
Deception by government
Misrepresentation of self-sufficiency as socially responsible
Misleading endorsement advertising
Commercially sponsored health education
Unethical practices of public service employees
Misleading accounting information due to inflation
Lack of transparency in international organizations
Broadcasting censorship
News censorship
Deliberate lying by corporation officials
Advertising 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

Action Strategies relating to Censorship

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Preventing censorship on the Internet
Being an atheist
Denying rights of animals
Suppressing evidence
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
Violating human rights
Rewriting Arab history
Censoring dangerous writing
Campaigning against religious education
Dismissing racially-determined differences in intelligence
Denying right to education for women
Denying rights to religious minorities
Reporting misleading identification
Denying right to develop as human beings

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