Censorship

Burma Bias: Myanmar Muslim Media Mash as jihad rages across the Asian and African continents

Atlas Shrugs 27 January 2014

We continue to see wildly unbalanced coverage of jihadi wars and insurrections across the world. Despite the unspeakable blood and carnage shed in the cause of Islam, the media

 

Syria: Music banned as Islamic law takes hold in northern province

arts freedom 27 January 2014

In a statement, the organisation The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant "banned music and songs in cars, at parties, in shops and in public, as well as photographs of people

 

ARAB LEAGUE PRESSURED UNESCO TO REMOVE JEWISH EXHIBIT

Tundra Tabloids 17 January 2014
By Dovid Efune

UNESCO, the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, has pulled a Jewish exhibit two years in the making, entitled "People, Book, Land – The 3,500 Year

 

Terrorism, Mass Murder, and Media Bias

Gates of Vienna 15 January 2014
By Fjordman

In January 2014, Nick Robinson, the political editor of the British Broadcasting Corporation, said they had made a "terrible mistake” over their coverage of immigration for

 

Who told the truth: the IDF or Hamas?

Elder of Ziyon 15 January 2014

Last week I noted that an Islamic Jihad terrorist was killed in Gaza in what every Arab newspaper called an Israeli strike, either from a drone or artillery. I cannot find a

 

Police units in southeastern city perform ‘moral profiling’ of students’ private lives

Hurriyet Dailly News 7 January 2014

Security officials in the southeastern province of Gaziantep have carried out a thorough "moral profiling” of their students’ private lives, including their political, social

 

Double Standards and False Tolerance

Answering Muslims 6 January 2014
By David Wood

When a redneck says something politically incorrect, it's international news. But when Muhammad calls for the violent subjugation of unbelievers and the death of apostates, somehow he's beyond criticism.

 

Al Jazeera faces criticism in Egypt over its coverage of Muslim Brotherhood

The Washington Post 6 January 2014
By Paul Farhi

Ever since the military’s ouster of Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi in July, Al Jazeera, the pioneering Arab-language news broadcaster, hasn’t shrunk from calling his removal

 

Fatwas ban outsiders’ entry into Rameswaram villages

The Pioneer 19 December 2013
By Kumar Chellappan

Ramanathapuram district, 527 km south of Chennai, which houses Rameswaram Temple and many holy shrines, is getting out of bound for outsiders. Local Jamaath Councils have

 

Turkey sentences Armenian blogger to jail

NOW. 16 December 2013

ISTANBUL - A prominent Turkish-Armenian blogger accused a Turkish court on Friday of issuing a "politically-motivated" verdict after being sentenced to jail on charges of

 

Qatar: Booksellers face book-by-book censorship bottleneck

arts freedom 12 December 2013

All books submitted for sale in Qatar must been approved by the Ministry of Culture even if the same book has already been approved for another retailer, reports Edward Nawotka

 

Iran: Work of homosexual writer and poet blacklisted

arts freedom 12 December 2013

The words by the Iranian writer and poet Payam Feili are banned by the Iranian authorities. He is a homosexual writer and poet whose works are condemned in Iran due to his

 

Somalia Sentences Woman, Journalists for Reporting Rape

The Clarion Project 11 December 2013

A woman who reported a rape and the two journalists who covered the story were found guilty of defamation and insulting state institutions in Somalia and were sentenced to jail

 

Muslim Brotherhood to Launch "Pulse of Freedom” TV Station

FRONTPAGE MAG 10 December 2013
By Daniel Greenfield

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood said it is establishing a television station in Turkey to broadcast its political views. The station, known as Rabia, will have an Islamist slant

 

Goodbye Charles Martel: French history textbooks rewritten to be more Islam-friendly

Islam versus Europe 9 December 2013
By Cheradenine Zakalwe

It's a process that has often been used in the Soviet Union: erasing from official photos the personalities who had lost the favour of the regime - Trotsky, and many others,

 

Pearson’s World History text book continues to push biased, imbalanced view of Islam on students

Creeping Sharia 9 December 2013

Pearson plc also owns a top advertiser on Al Jazeera America. Pearson’s World History text book continues to push biased, imbalanced view of Islam on students. Pearson

 

Iran: Popular rapper arrested by Morality Police

arts freedom 5 December 2013

Colonel Massoud Zahedian, Chief of the Morality Police, told ISNA that his unit is actively identifying and confronting Iranian underground musicians who produce their work

 

Belarus: Blacklisted musicians play abroad

arts freedom 4 December 2013

Giving concerts in Belarus has become more difficult for many artists. The Belarusian authorities consider them a threat to the regime. In their songs, some bands criticise the

 

Saudi Arabia: Popular sci-fi novel banned

arts freedom 4 December 2013

A top selling Saudi Arabian science fiction novel has been removed from book shops across the country On 26 November 2013 representatives from the country’s

 

Burma to Act Against Defamatory Banner After OIC Protests

The Irrawaddy 3 December 2013
By LAWI WENG

RANGOON — Burma’s government says it will take action against Buddhist protesters who allegedly carried a banner insulting Islam during a demonstration against a visiting

 
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