Censorship in Islamic Societies

Censorship in Islamic Societies

by Trevor Mostyn
     
 

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A study of the question of freedom of expression in the Middle East. Includes analysis of censorship in Algeria, the "fatwa" against Salman Rushdie, Taliban repression in Afghanistan and the 1980 transmission on British TV of "Death of a Princess".

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A study of the question of freedom of expression in the Middle East. Includes analysis of censorship in Algeria, the "fatwa" against Salman Rushdie, Taliban repression in Afghanistan and the 1980 transmission on British TV of "Death of a Princess".

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780863560415
Publisher:
Saqi Books
Publication date:
05/01/2002
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Trevor Mostyn taught at Algiers University before joining the Middle East Economic Digest as a journalist in London. He has published six books on the Middle East and edited the Cambridge Encyclopaedia of the Middle East and North Africa.

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