22 octobre 2017

UK university censors title of Holocaust survivor's speech criticising Israel

The Guardian homeManchester University talk was to be titled ‘You’re doing to Palestinians what the Nazis did to me’ until Israeli diplomats intervened. More...

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Censorship battle and an antisemitic charge cause anger

The Guardian homeWe write to express our deep concern at the actions of senior figures within the University of Manchester in relation to an event organised by the student Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign earlier this year (UK university censors Holocaust survivor’s speech criticising Israel, theguardian.com, 29 September). While the event went ahead, the speech of a Jewish Holocaust survivor was arrogantly censored and labelled antisemitic, the right to superintend the meeting by university academic staff was usurped by institutional appointees, restrictions were placed on advertising the event, and the whole thing was filmed in what amounted to an implicit threat of potential further action. More...

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21 octobre 2017

Cambridge University Press censorship attacks are misguided

The Guardian homeI refer to Paul Mason’s important, but mistaken argument about Cambridge University Press’s agreement with the Chinese authorities to delete 300 articles from China Quarterly. More...

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Cambridge University Press censorship 'exposes Xi Jinping's authoritarian shift'

The Guardian homeEditor of censored journal says China’s president is far less pragmatic about dissenting views than his predecessors, as some academics vow to boycott CUP. More...

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Cambridge University Press faces boycott over China censorship

The Guardian homeAcademics pressure publisher as Beijing mouthpiece says western institutions can leave if they don’t like ‘the Chinese way’. More...

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Cambridge University Press backs down over China censorship

The Guardian homePublisher will reinstate articles to which it blocked online access in China in the face of international protests by academics. More...

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