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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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As the story of gay and lesbian censorship and resistance below demonstrates, the latter group was right.
They charged the censorship authorities had failed to respond to festival organizers on whether they could screen the movie even outside the main festival.
After the great January 25 revolution it is high time to abolish censorship and the supervisory committee.
cn over the attacks and censorship had sparked a full-blown diplomatic row which saw the United States questioning Beijing s vast system of web censorship.
It is in itself a form of censorship, but who would argue against barriers to keep pornography or excessive violence out of our cinemas ?
Even if there have been presumably officially-sponsored Chinese attacks on Google's systems, this seems no good reason to throw over a commitment five years ago to honor Chinese censorship requirements.
Sudan's president, who came to power in a 1989 coup, has promised to lift censorship before, and opposition parties are allowed to back newspapers.
Sudanese reporters have been arrested during rare public protests against censorship and have won the support of rights bodies including the US-based Committee to Protect Journalists and France's Reporters Sans Frontieres.
These flaws would be less troublesome if the book had a different title, for example, British Parliamentary Debates on Theatre Censorship during the Twentieth Century.
As he notes, censorship was not always successful in the long term, as later readers often restored the anti-Christian passages marked out by expurgation or omitted in the print shop.
This is an area of study where issues of censorship are so complex and of such considerable interest as to warrant an additional book--maybe by Bonsaver?
For all the cries of censorship, American artists rarely suffer for being offensive.