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7 April 2020

Coronavirus information censored on Chinese social media since as early as December 2019, report reveals

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7 April 2020
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Author: Criterio (Honduras)

“Por propagación de contenidos pro-gobierno, Twitter remueve cuentas en Honduras”, 2 de abril de 2020...

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Article
25 March 2020

During COVID-19 response, emergency laws should not be imposed to silence human rights defenders & must be lifted as soon as virus threat diminishes

Author: CIVICUS

"CIVICUS: States should put human rights at the centre of all responses to COVID-19", 24 Mar 2020...

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Company non-response
19 March 2020

Google did not respond

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Article
17 March 2020

Commentary: COVID-19 outbreak highlights need for protection of human rights online & scrutiny of internet service providers

Author: Marta Achler, European Center for Not-For-Profit Law

“COVID-19 responses - why we need to protect the human right to act and assemble online”, 13 March 2020...

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5 March 2020

Hong Kong: Youtube reportedly says it's "sorry" for demonetising coronavirus-related videos at meeting with Youtubers

Author: Stand News (Hong Kong)

[Excerpt translation provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre]...

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Article
5 March 2020

Youtube reportedly demonetizes videos about coronavirus; company said subject falls under "sensitive topic"

Author: The Verge

“YouTube is demonetizing videos about coronavirus, and creators are mad”, 4 March 2020...

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4 March 2020

China: WeChat censors even neutral messages about coronavirus epidemic, digital media research group says

Author: South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)

“How WeChat censored even neutral messages about the coronavirus in China”, 3 March 2020...

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Article
4 March 2020

Report reveals how WeChat and YY might be blocking online chats about coronavirus outbreak

Author: Abacus News

“WeChat reportedly censors messages about coronavirus even when they’re true”, 4 March 2020...

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Article
3 March 2020

Coronavirus information censored on Chinese social media since as early as December 2019, report reveals

Author: Citizen Lab, The University of Toronto

"Censored Contagion How Information on the Coronavirus is Managed on Chinese Social Media", 3 March 2020...

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