censorship


Is Iran really censoring “Wine” and other words?

You might indeed be tempted to initially think it to be a comedy sketch, but apparently there are words so terrifying that the Iranian minister of culture has decided to ban them, for example the word “wine”, or at least that is what the Telegraph claims … Iran’s culture ministry has decided to […]


Censorship of @MaryamNamazie at the @Guardian 2

Maryam Namazie, like many of us, was quite frankly appalled with David Shariatmadari’s apologetics for Islamism that was recently published on 2nd Oct in the UKs Guardian, so she contacted them and demanded a right of reply. She was very much the target of his article, was named within it, and so […]


Freedom of Speech banned at Warwick university in the UK 2

You would expect a university to be a melting pot of ideas and a place where not only do you learn, but you also have all of your preconceived notions challenged. Apparently this is not the case over at Warwick university because stories are circulating in the UKs national media […]


Students have rights, their beliefs don’t.

Rory Fenton, president of the National Federation of Atheist, Humanist and Secular Student Societies (AHS) in the UK, has a great article in the HuffPo all about what has been going on. After the rather dire actions executed by those attempting to protect specific religious students from having their beliefs criticised, the […]


More Student Union censorshit (no that’s not a typo)

Oh boy, here we go again, and as beautifully summed up by Jonathan Jones in the Guardian … Student union officials took down the advert for the Atheist Society at London South Bank University in what has to be one of the daftest and most anti-intellectual acts of censorship since the Catholic […]


LSE Censorship – An Apology at last

You might, or perhaps might not, be aware, but at the start of term during their annual Freshers’ Fair last Oct, the students union at the London School of Economics came down upon two students like a ton of bricks. The hideous crime being purged by these self-appointed thugs was the demand […]