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1 March 2015
28 February 2015
Popular Bangladeshi actor Shakib Khan joined protests against Indian movies being screened, arguing it would hurt the country's struggling film industry. Film distributors and cinema owners then banned his films.
25 February 2015
Belarus is banning anonymizers, typically used to circumvent government censorship and reach online resources banned inside the country, including many of the opposition websites.
22 February 2015
The US government has issued a general license amending sanctions on Sudan to allow the export of certain personal communications technologies.
21 February 2015
In 2010, the Iranian government slapped filmmaker barred Jafar Panahi from filmmaking for 20 years. Panahi has defied the ban, going on to win Berlin International Film Festival's Golden Bear.
18 February 2015
The site has been blocked within Zambia on numerous occasions, and reporters have been arrested because of suspected associations with the website.
17 February 2015
Riaz Khan pulled the Bangla translation of "23 Years: A Study of the Prophetic Career of Muhammad" after its publication sparked outrage from hardline religious groups, but the threats continue.
16 February 2015
A member of the Ukrainian parliament suggested bloggers in Ukraine should be required to verify information in their posts and disclose their personal data to the authorities.
14 February 2015
Over 100 criminal charges have been filed for "terrorism advocacy" since the attacks, occasionally against minors, oftentimes for reasons that have little to do with the true fight against terrorism.