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Critics Warn French Plans to Censor Fake News ‘Despotic’

Experts and advocates for a free press have branded French plans to outlaw so-called fake news hypocritical and an affront to human rights. Campaigners say that President Emmanuel Macron’s proposals — which include measures which would allow the French government

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Facebook Bans Gay Magazine Critical Of Islam

Facebook has banned the page of gay magazine Gaystream after they published an article critical of Islam in the wake of the Orlando massacre. The social media platform has again been censoring pages that criticise Islam. Facebook banned the page

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