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World NewsWorld News Theresa May
Update: Extreme optimism
Theresa May claims that social media censorship will be a panacea for religious violence
BBFC NewsBBFC Daily Poster Seasons in Quincy Four Port 2016 Bartek Dziadosz and Colin Maccab
Daily UK Ratings from the BBFC
The Orchard End Murder, Rings
MPAAMPAA Weekly Poster Atomic Blonde 2017 David Leitch
Weekly US Ratings from the MPAA
Latest classification decisions

World Censorship

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23rd May
Poster Diary of a Wimpy Kid the Long H 2017 David Bowers
Daily UK Ratings from the BBFC
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul, Be Afraid, The Blood on Satan's Claw

21st May
coast and sea
Daily UK Ratings from the BBFC
Latest classification decisions

18th May
Poster Best Thanksgiving Ever 2017 Jd Shapiro
Weekly US Ratings from the MPAA
Latest classification decisions
Africa NewsAfrica News 1-BLU-RAY SPEELFILM - DE EETCLUB Blu-ray
A taste for censorship
Uganda bans the Dutch film The Dinner Club.
BBFC NewsBBFC Daily Poster Dying Laughing 2016 Lloyd Stanton and Paul Toogood
Daily UK Ratings from the BBFC
Enclosure, The Long Hair of Death
EU NewsWest Europe

16th May
Denmark flag
Update: Ending the god given right to ban the criticism of religion
Petitioners call for the abolition of Denmark's blasphemy law

11th May
Poster Absolutely Anything 2015 Terry Jones
Weekly US Ratings from the MPAA
Latest classification decisions
EU NewsWest Europe Facebook logo
Update: Austria unfriends free speech
Austrian court demands worldwide censorship of Facebook postings insulting a politician
World NewsAsia Pacific Facebook logo
Update: Blocking criticism
Thai military government tries to get heavy with Facebook over users' criticism of the monarchy

4th May
Poster Birth of the Dragon 2016 George Nolfi
Weekly US Ratings from the MPAA
Latest classification decisions
World NewsAsia Pacific cac china internet censor logo
Update: Blog Off!
China extends repressive online news censorship to smaller entities

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UK NewsUK News

29th Apr
Update: An internet for children
Political campaigners at the NSPCC call for more internet censorship in the name of child protection
World NewsAsia Pacific
New Zealand introduces new certificate specifically for the Netflix drama 13 Reasons Why
World NewsWorld News

26th Apr
But does it include censorship by political correctness?
Reporters Without Borders reports on the latest international rankings of press freedom
South AsiaSouth Asia
Updated: CBFC bollox unveiled
Indian film censor's ban on a woman oriented film overturned by appeals tribunal
Weekly US Ratings from the MPAA
Latest classification decisions

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World Censors Index Australia:  Film Classification Board
China:  SARFT State Adminstration of Radio, Film and Television
Germany:  Video & Game Censorship
Hong Kong:  Home of Category III
India:  CBFC Central Board of Film Certification
Ireland:  IFCO Irish Film Classification Office
Italy:  Film Censorship Committee
Japan:  Eirin Eiga Rinri Iinkai (Film Classification and Rating Committee)
Malta:  Board of Film and Stage Classification
New Zealand:  OFLC Office of Film and Literature Classification
Pakistan:  CBFC Central Board of Film Certification
Singapore:  MDA Media Development Authority
South Africa:  FPB Film and Publications Board
Thailand:  Ministry of Censorial Culture
UAE:  NMC National Media Council
USA:  ESRB Entertainment Software Ratings Board
USA:  MPAA The Motion Picture Association of America