Tag: Censorship

TOPSHOT - Singer/actress Rihanna attends the World Premiere of OCEANS 8 June 5, 2018 in New York. - OCEANS 8 will be released nationwide on June 8, 2018. (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)

Haram: Turkey Fines Music Channels for Playing Rihanna Hits

The most prominent media watchdog group in Turkey reportedly slapped unprecedented fines this week on Turkish music channels for playing songs by Barbadian pop star Rihanna, branding her music “inappropriate.”

Naser Malek Motiee, 88, once hailed as the “King of Iranian Cinema,” passed away from kidney failure on Friday. At his funeral in Tehran Friday, mourners protested the regime’s censorship of his films, lifted only after his death.

Thousands Protest Censorship of Iranian Movie Star at Funeral

Naser Malek Motiee, 88, once hailed as the “King of Iranian Cinema,” passed away from kidney failure on Friday. At his funeral in Tehran Friday, mourners protested the regime’s censorship of his films, lifted only after his death.

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Egypt Authorities Arrest Atheist Blogger

CAIRO — Egyptian police have arrested an atheist blogger who was previously detained for promoting his views, a rights lawyer said on Saturday.

Singer Justin Bieber attends the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 4, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Justin Bieber Throws Support to Kanye West

Pop superstar Justin Bieber offered “love” and support to Kanye West in the wake of the fallout over West’s comments about 400 years of slavery being a “choice.”

China claims almost the whole of the South China Sea -- through which a third of the world's oil passes -- while several other littoral states have competing claims

Australian Professor Warns China Waging a ‘Campaign of Psychological Warfare’

Professor Clive Hamilton of Australia’s Charles Sturt University spoke to the U.S. Congressional-Executive Commission on China on Thursday, warning that China is waging a “campaign of psychological warfare” against vital American allies like Australia, using tactics such as “subversion, cyber intrusions, and harassment on the high seas.”

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YouTube Temporarily Demonetizes Dave Rubin Interview with Thomas Sowell

YouTube reportedly demonetized an interview with Dave Rubin of the popular internet show the Rubin Report and American political philosopher and author Thomas Sowell. The video was monetized shortly after Rubin publicly demanded an explanation from YouTube.

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Exclusive — Marsha Blackburn: Mark Zuckerberg Admitted Facebook ‘Subjective in How They Manipulate These Algorithms’ to Censor Conservatives

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) said Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance before a House committee on Wednesday will be “the first of many.” She joined SiriusXM host Rebecca Mansour and special guest host Sam Sorbo that evening on Breitbart News Tonight to discuss the impact of Facebook on free speech, expression, and privacy rights.