Posts Tagged “censorship”

Facebook censors video of fight at Orland Park Mall

By |

Facebook censors video of fight at Orland Park Mall

Facebook censors video of fight at Orland Park Mall A fight at the Orland Park Mall in southwest Suburban Chicagoland has become the focus of a debate over censorship by social media giant Facebook and its subsidiary Instagram. The video attracted many comments including some that turned the video into a symbol of racism and…

Read more »

How Facebook, Twitter and Zoom censor free speech on Live Radio

By |

How Facebook, Twitter and Zoom censor free speech on Live Radio

How Facebook, Twitter and Zoom censor free speech on Live Radio Alice Speri, a writer with The Intercept, will join radio host Ray Hanania on Friday December 11, 2020 at 8 AM EST on “The Ray Hanania Show” on WNZK AM 690 Radio in Detroit to discuss rising censorship on Social Media platforms like Facebook…

Read more »

Radio host files lawsuit against Governor Pritzker

By |

Radio host files lawsuit against Governor Pritzker

Radio host files lawsuit against Governor Pritzker Chicago radio talkshow host Amy Jacobson, a popular former Chicago TV reporter, has been banned by Gov. J.B. Pritzker from attending his daily and political coronavirus briefings. Jacobson co-hosts the conservative weekday morning radio show “The Answer” with political activists Dan Proft and the show is among the…

Read more »

Challenging racist laws that restrict free speech

By |

Challenging racist laws that restrict free speech

Challenging racist laws that restrict free speech By Ray Hanania Letter I wrote to Illinois Representative David Harris of Arlington Heights (Republican) who introduced a bill last year to expand the existing anti-BDS law that prohibits Americans from criticizing a specific foreign country, Israel. I criticize Israel’s government and will continue to criticize Israel’s government…

Read more »

Illinois Prisons ban Pulitzer Prize-Winning Book on Attica

By |

Illinois Prisons ban Pulitzer Prize-Winning Book on Attica

Illinois Prisons ban Pulitzer Prize-Winning Book on Attica A lawsuit filed alleges a violation of the First and Fourteenth Amendments of the US Constitution Attorneys filed a lawsuit Thursday (Sept. 13, 2018) on behalf of historian Heather Thompson, whose Pulitzer Prize-winning book “Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy” was…

Read more »

Illinois Prisons accused of censoring prisoner news

By |

Illinois Prisons accused of censoring prisoner news Newsletter Publisher Files Censorship Suit Against Illinois Dept. of Corrections (IDOC). Prisoners denied newsletter providing vital legal information The Human Rights Defense Center (HRDC), a non-profit organization based in Lake Worth, Florida, will file a federal lawsuit Tuesday (Feb. 13, 2018) against the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) that alleges…

Read more »