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Amnesty International campaign to combat censorship

Amnesty International is launching a campaign to oppose censorship on the internet:

The Internet is a new frontier in the struggle for human rights. Governments – with the help of some of the biggest IT companies in the world – are cracking down on freedom of expression.

Amnesty International, with the support of The Observer UK newspaper, is launching a campaign to show that online or offline the human voice and human rights are impossible to repress.

The Irrepressible site has a pledge on internet freedom that you can sign online. You can also get a snippet of code that will “publish irrepressible fragments of censored material” on your own blog or other web site:


(While our usual focus here at FGI is on U.S. government information, we are interested in issue of freedom on information world-wide.)

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