Freedom to Read 2013: Return of the Blacklist

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By Charles Montpetit, Freedom to Read, Franke James, 26 February 2013

Franke James was aghast. The problem wasn’t the loss of a token government grant, wrote in her blog. The deeper issue was tolerance of dissent in a democracy: “I thought the Canadian embassies were there to help all Canadians… The government should not be telling anyone not to exhibit my art, just because I disagree with unethical oil.” (…)

Similar policies were enforced in other domains as well, and applied to regular citizens in addition to government employees. The bilingual website Voices-voix.ca documents such instances in painstaking detail. The list of targeted groups and individuals includes… (…)

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