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Top Russia newspaper editors quit, denouncing censorship

Top Russia newspaper editors quit, denouncing censorship

Senior editors at Russia's most influential business newspaper quit Monday in protest against what they say is censorship while its founder accused the new owner of seeking to destroy the daily.Vedomosti is one of the last major independent newspapers in Russ

Top Russia newspaper editors quit, denouncing censorship

Top Russia newspaper editors quit, denouncing censorship

Senior editors at Russia's leading business newspaper quit Monday in protest against what they say is censorship under new ownership, as a months-long dispute between journalists and management came to a head.Vedomosti is one of the last major independent new

Facebook 'complicit' in Vietnam censorship: Amnesty

Facebook 'complicit' in Vietnam censorship: Amnesty

Amnesty International on Wednesday accused Facebook of "caving" to Vietnam's strict censorship regime, after the US tech giant confirmed it was blocking content deemed illegal by the country's communist government.Authorities regularly sentence domestic cr

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