July 19, 2006

Band Of The Banned--Censorship

What does censorship look like?

Like this:



The crime?

Offending Muslims. What garbage.

Blocking internet access in this age is like shutting down the printing press of underground newspapers, or silencing opponents in public. Can India's commitment to democracy--of which freedom of speech is a foundational element--be sincere when the easiest way to deal with opposing viewpoints is to silence them and shut down access?

Show solidarity with those blogs being censored by the Indian government--background, analysis, criticism and solidarity found at The Jawa Report, one of the banned bloggers.

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