A replica of the Greek Parthenon will be constructed next summer out of 100,000 forbidden books from around the world in Kassel, Germany.
With what would come to be seen as an explosive and grand act of Cold War subterfuge, Nikita Khrushchev’s memoirs were smuggled out of the USSR against the wishes of Soviet leadership. The Americans called it the Jones Project.
Censorship has proved in many periods and contexts to be one of the most common products of this tension. Turkish history of translation is no exception.
MCPL breaks down an intellectual freedom barrier by offering tools and programs to make it easier for local authors to successfully self-publish.
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has boycotted a local bookstore, bringing intellectual freedom and censorship discussions to light.
Gawker.com announced their bankruptcy. While this was celebrated by many, the reasons for their dissolution are worth understanding.
“Alabama Story” follows the true story of one librarian’s fight to defend a children’s book in the 1950s.
Award-winning poet Dunya Mikhail — who has written during wars in Iraq and the United States — shares her thoughts on restricted writing.
Nasreen’s Secret School: A True Story From Afghanistan by Jeanette Winters
This true story, told from the grandmother’s point of view, shows a terrible life for young Nasreen.
Violating Blogspot’s terms of service led to shutting down an artist’s blog with no notice. Many are crying censorship. Is there any sort of recourse when a company owns the platform that’s being used?
Earlier this month, Blogspot suspended artist and writer Dennis Cooper’s blog that he had maintained for the last 14 years with no notice. Cooper has hired a lawyer and made several complaints to Google. The compaints have gone unanswered. The blog remains removed.