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Adewale Maja-Pearce

Adewale Maja-Pearce  

(1953– ),British-Nigerian writer, born in London of British and Yoruba parents; he grew up in Lagos and was educated at the University College of Wales, Swansea, and London University's School ...
Art and Images

Art and Images  

The European Court of Human Rights has declared that “those who create, perform, distribute or exhibit works of art contribute to the exchange of ideas and opinions which is essential ...
censorship

censorship  

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1. Any regime or context in which the content of what is publically expressed, exhibited, published, broadcast, or otherwise distributed is regulated or in which the circulation of information is ...
index

index  

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Index Expurgatorium a list of passages to be deleted from a book before it was considered fit for reading by Roman Catholics; a list of authors considered fit to read only after the removal of ...
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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Social sciences
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2,309 words

Index on Censorship was founded in 1972 by a group of writers, journalists, and artists inspired by an open letter

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The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
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100 words

Campaigning British journal. Established by Stephen Spender in 1972 in response to Russian show trials, Index’s concern is the

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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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Current Version:
2005
a monthly journal established in 1972 by Writers and Scholars International, a group dedicated to recording and analysing the extent and effects of state censorship throughout the world; ... More
press regulation

press regulation  

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*Freedom of the press remains an index for freedom of speech in most countries. As the UK Privy Council declared, however, as cited by a Queensland government minister during the ...
Stephen Spender

Stephen Spender  

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(b. London, 28 Feb. 1909; d. London, 16 July 1995)Poet and critic. With Auden at Oxford University, Spender became known as a left-wing poet in the 1930s and wrote ...
Thiong'o, Ngugi, wa

Thiong'o, Ngugi, wa  

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Formerly known as James T. Ngugi (1938– ), Kenyan novelist. Weep Not, Child (1964), a novel of childhood that draws largely from his own upbringing and mission‐school education, ends by rejecting the ...

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