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Lesvos: One-member Censorship Committee to ban theater plays with gays

The deputy mayor of Lesvos plans to establish a one-member Censorship Committee in order to hinder gays on stage of local theaters. According to local media reports, the deputy mayor, who is in charge of Culture, wants to safeguard the “good morals” on the island. Deputy mayor, Panagiotis Tsakiris, revealed …

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Erdogan attempts worldwide censorship on social media & blogs

The lawyers of Turkish President Recept Tayyip Erdogan sent a Turkish Court decision to Twitter and demanded that Greek Graphic designer @JoDiGraphics removes a graph of Erodgan he has created and uploaded on Twitter in October 2015! Stop killer Erdogan #Ankara #AnkaraBombing "Δολοφόνε Ερντογαν" φωνάζουν οι διαδηλωτές στην Αγκυρα pic.twitter.com/dCLSaIGEqc …

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Recent cases of censorship create concern in democratic Greece

I didn’t know there was a legal term called “preventive censorship.” It looks as if there is or there could be. It was applied by a Greek judge to ban the broadcast of an investigative report into the recent migrant boat accident that cost the life of 3 women and …

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State NET-TV Presenters Censored for Criticizing Public Order Minister Over Guardian Torture-Report

A case of censorship in Greek state broadcaster ERT/NET. Kostas Arvanitis and Marilena Katsimi, presenters of news-magazine “Morning Information” on NET TV were removed from the magazine due to comments on Minister of Citizen Protection Nikos Dendias over the Guardian-Dendias conflict. Nikos Dendias had threatened to sue  British newspaper The Guardian …

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