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censorship

 [sen´ser-ship]
the action of the censor.

censorship

(sĕn′sər-shĭp′)
n.
Psychology Prevention of disturbing or painful thoughts or feelings from reaching consciousness except in a disguised form.
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My principal challenge is to confront the repressive apparatus each day, to grow within the repression, to evade government censorship and fill the news pages without fail.
One News Now--a publication offering "news from a Christian perspective" (4)--Bryan Fischer lavishes praise on the Russian censorship laws regarding profanity and the like, openly calling for government censorship of "profanity, vulgarity, obscenity [and] pornography.
Seventy-three percent of Filipinos who took part in the survey say "it is important that people have access to the Internet without government censorship.
The new agreement will give countries a right to access international telecommunications services and the ability to block spam, which delegations declining to sign the amended text argued would pave the way for government censorship and control over the internet.
Arabs, wary of government censorship, increasingly turn to foreign media for news
and other Internet giants said in an open letter last month the legislation would give the US government censorship powers 'similar to those used by China, Malaysia and Iran.
The burly, bearded Ai (pronounced "eye") had a hand in designing the Bird's Nest stadium for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and has juggled a prominent international art career with colourful campaigns against government censorship and political restrictions, often using the Internet.
Fang Binxing, the man who designed parts of China's "Great Firewall", speaking to state media about the criticism he gets from Internet users who oppose government censorship.
Internet search giant Google insists it is not hindered by government censorship anywhere in the Middle East.
For months now, Google has been redirecting mainland Chinese users to its Hong Kong website, in what it said was a protest against Chinese government censorship and internet espionage.
org editor-in-chief, Kamran Mir Hazar stated, "it is very distressing that the Afghan government has taken this step, but given the high level of government censorship that occurs within Afghanistan's borders, we expected Karzai and his ministers would try to extend their reach outside of Afghanistan.
Few Western pics--and hot button Iranian pics--actually get released in Iran due strict government censorship.

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