Banned books and other forms of censorship

On the banning of books, censorship and other freedom of access issues

Friday, August 06, 2010

Indonesian court upholds ban on Australian movie Balibo

An Indonesian court has upheld a ban in the country on the acclaimed Australian film Balibo which depicts Indonesian soldiers murdering five Australian journalists in East Timor in 1975.

"The film Balibo could incite political sensitivities in relations between countries," Judge Andri Mosepa said.

Click here for full text of article from the Herald Sun, August 5.


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