Asterix in Britain (film) - Censorship


When the film aired on British television, the scenes with the black pirate were cut, as some people thought his appearance was a racial stereotype.

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Library Bill Of Rights - History
... in many parts of the world point to growing intolerance, suppression of free speech, and censorship affecting the rights of minorities and individuals," a reference to the emergence of ... the Cold War period, the Library Bill of Rights supported opponents of censorship of materials interpreted as communist propaganda ... of the document, which strengthened it significantly to address the new wave of censorship attempts that marked the beginning of the Second Red Scare, and was subsequently attacked ...
Telecommunications In Argentina - Internet - Censorship
... Technical filtering of the Internet is uncommon in Argentina ... The regulation of Internet content addresses largely the same concerns and strategies seen in North America and Europe, focusing on combating the spread of child pornography and restricting child access to age-inappropriate material ...
Censorship In Portugal - Effect of Censorship On Portuguese Culture
... Even Luís de Camões had to submit the text of "Os Lusíadas" to the censorship of the Inquisition, being forced to debate it verse by verse ... being ignored and despised, which can also be considered a subtle form of censorship ... Prior censorship gave free rein to censors who could easily exploit any minuscule question they might have with the authors to delay the publication of the work ...
Censorship By Country
... Main article Censorship by country Censorship by country collects information on censorship, Internet censorship, Freedom of the Press, Freedom of speech, and Human Rights by ...
Central Board Of Film Certification
... (often referred to as the Censor Board) is a statutory censorship and classification body under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India ... See also Censorship in India) According to the Supreme Court of India “ Film censorship becomes necessary because a film motivates thought and ... Censorship by prior restraint is, therefore, not only desirable but also necessary ” ...

Famous quotes containing the word censorship:

    The censorship method ... is that of handing the job over to some frail and erring mortal man, and making him omnipotent on the assumption that his official status will make him infallible and omniscient.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    ... censorship often boils down to some male judges getting to read a lot of dirty books—with one hand.
    Robin Morgan (b. 1941)

    Right now I think censorship is necessary; the things they’re doing and saying in films right now just shouldn’t be allowed. There’s no dignity anymore and I think that’s very important.
    Mae West (1892–1980)