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Kidnapped - Censorship in Honduras by Dina Meza
Price: Free! Words: 25,160. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Freedom of expression in Honduras has been kidnapped. Those who are afraid of the truth attempt to imprison it in the depths of the earth.
A fri wortu / Het vrije woord - Censuur in Suriname door Sylvana van den Braak
Price: Free! Words: 24,480. Language: Dutch. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Het vrije woord (Fri Wortu) is geen gemeengoed in Suriname. Sylvana van den Braak laat zien hoe, na de militaire coup in de jaren 1980, een periode van censuur en dictatuur begon. Ondanks democratische verkiezingen probeert de overheid nog steeds, op zijn eigen speciale manier, de media te beïnvloeden.
A fri wortu / The free word - Censorship in Surinam by Sylvana van den Braak
Price: Free! Words: 22,590. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Free speech (Fri Wortu) is not common in Surinam. Sylvana van den Braak shows how, after the military coup in the 1980s, a period began of censorship and dictatorship.
Bans, jails and shameless lies - Censorship in Turkye by Fréderike Geerdink
Price: Free! Words: 39,400. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
On the one hand, the lack of press freedom in Turkey is an extremely brief story – it doesn’t exist – but on the other it reveals a knot of undemocratic laws, feeble journalistic traditions and huge economic and political interests that are hard to entangle.
Speaking in silence - Censorship in Vietnam by Bui Thanh Hieu
Price: Free! Words: 24,960. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
In the holiday paradise Vietnam, social media are allowed only to provide and exchange personal information. Bloggers and cyberdissidents who dare to question the government’s legitimacy or domestic policies are ruthlessly suppressed.
Censorship alert by Peter de Haan
Price: Free! Words: 23,230. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Dutch economist and diplomat Peter de Haan describes the worrying increase of censorship and self-censorship in the world.
Disappearing public spheres - Censorship in Bangladesh by Parvez Alam
Price: Free! Words: 30,950. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
‘State of Nature’ and ‘State of exception’ have become the only two options for the people of Bangladesh recently, where writers, bloggers and publishers are getting killed by Al-Qaeda affiliates and persecuted by the Government.
Gagged - Censorship in Cuba by Amir Valle
Price: Free! Words: 42,480. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Amir Valle (Cuba, 1967) offers a unique analysis of the suppression of freedom of expression in Cuba by Fidel Castro’s ‘revolutionary’ government.
Palabras amordazadas - Censura en Cuba - Amir Valle
Price: Free! Words: 43,700. Language: Spanish. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Este es un libro necesario por la singularidad de su análisis sobre la censura a las libertades expresivas impuesta en Cuba por el gobierno ‘revolucionario’ de Fidel Castro, desde el triunfo de la Revolución Cubana en 1959 hasta la hoy llamada ‘Era Raulista’.
Annihilation / Likvidacija - Censorship in Macedonia by Tomislav Kezharovski
Price: Free! Words: 51,130. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
The case known as ‘Likvidacija’, Macedonian for ‘Annihilation’ gives a breathtaking example of power abuse as on May 2013 the investigating journalist Tomislav Kezharovski (1965) is arrested by special forces and sued for an article he wrote in 2008.