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February 25, 2020

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Pompeo accuses Iran of suppressing protest memorials

Pompeo accuses Iran of suppressing protest memorials

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday slammed Iran for using "violence" and censorship to prevent memorials for those killed during the suppression of recent protests.Protests broke out on November 15 across Iran, whose economy has suffered under sweep

US sanctions Iran minister over internet censorship

US sanctions Iran minister over internet censorship

The US Treasury slapped punitive sanctions on Iran's communications minister, Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi, Friday after the Tehran regime blocked internet communications amid violent protests triggered by a petrol price hike."We are sanctioning Iran's Mini

Sri Lanka minister slams Facebook over 'censorship'

Sri Lanka minister slams Facebook over 'censorship'

A senior Sri Lankan minister accused social media giant Facebook on Monday of censoring comments he made questioning the citizenship of presidential election frontrunner Gotabhaya Rajapakse.The nationality of Rajapakse, brother of former strongman president Ma

Yale in academic censorship row in Singapore

Yale in academic censorship row in Singapore

Yale's Singapore college has become embroiled in a row about academic freedom after axing a course on dissent, with the controversy fuelling a wider debate on whether universities are compromising their values to expand abroad.The Yale-NUS College, a partners

'South Park' creators issue mock apology over China censorship

'South Park' creators issue mock apology over China censorship

The creators of "South Park" have issued a mock apology to China after censors scrubbed their popular animation from the Chinese web.The tongue-in-cheek statement, skewering Beijing's demands that western brands conform to its world view, came with official