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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

Partnership for Transparency Fund / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2000
Financial Transparency Coalition / Boston MA, USA / Est. 2009
Transparency, Accountability and Participation Network / New York NY, USA
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
United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration / Est. 2014
European Foundation for Free Expression / Paris, France
Free Press International
Human Rights Watch Free Expression Project / Est. 1975
Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes / Paris, France / Est. 2009
CoST - the Infrastructure Transparency Initiative / London, UK
Transparency and Accountability Initiative
Network of European Integrity and Whistleblowing Authorities / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 2019
Global Transparency Initiative / Washington DC, USA
Transparency International / Berlin, Germany / Est. 1993
Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2005
ARTICLE 19 / London, UK / Est. 1986
World Expression Forum / Lillehammer, Norway / Est. 2021

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
Book censorship
Historical misrepresentation
Biased and inaccurate history textbooks
Unethical financial practices
Misleading advertising
Misrepresentation of information to consumers
Misrepresentation of self-sufficiency as socially responsible
Incorrect labelling
Misuse of classified information
Postal censorship
Scientific censorship
Film and cinema censorship
Deliberate lying by corporation officials
Art censorship
Theatre censorship
Religious censorship
Censorship in communist systems
Newspaper and periodical censorship
Defamation of character
Indoctrination by repetition
News censorship
Broadcasting censorship
Deception by government

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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