SABC Crisis as Censorship Increases

July 1, 2016
Video & Television
SABC decides to stop showing scenes of violent protests

Message from Rehad Desai:

Dear comrades and partner organisations,

Petition to Censor Mural about Environment Destruction

December 8, 2015
Hundreds sign petition amid rumours of censorship for 'scary' Toronto mural.

Russia Cracks Down on Activist Art Event

November 8, 2015
Under Threat
The festival for activist art Media Impact was kicked out of their venue today

Exhibition in Moscow cancelled after police intervention. 

Murals Destroyed at Central Connecticut State University

May 15, 2014
A tradition of mural making is threatened by administrators.


Dear Friends,

Resistance to the Erasure of Graffiti Mecca 5 Pointz

November 20, 2013
The community of graf writers reacts to the white washing of decades of grafitti art in Queens.

High Tech / Low Life: Overcoming Internet Censorship

January 10, 2013
Stephen Maing has made a film that looks at how Chinese citizen journalists go "over the wall" to defeat censorship.


Apple technology to prohibit transmission

September 5, 2012
Under Threat
Software enables shutdown of cell phones, cameras and computers.


Apple has patented a piece of technology which would allow government and police to block transmission of information, including video and photographs, from any public gathering or venue they deem “sensitive”, and “protected from externalities.”

Japanese Media Critic Calls for Public Access Broadcasting in Wake of Nuclear Emergency

July 9, 2012
Video & Television
An article by Eriko Arita in the Japan Times

by Eriko Arita in Japan Times

In the week immediately after March 11, 2011 — when a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami hit Tohoku and crippled the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant — most Japanese were closely watching TV news programs — amazed that a nuclear crisis was now threatening their lives.

Israeli Troops Raid West Bank Television Station in Ramallah

February 29, 2012
Video & Television
Israeli soldiers seized the transmitters of Watan TV Station on the West Bank in a pre-dawn raid.