Censorship Story Briefs

When governments, or other institutions, want to control what people think and say, they censor what people write and speak. The stories in this collection are about various forms of censorship.

Learn how the Hawaiians honored the gods!

In spite of censorship in her time, Anna Akhmatova (1889-1966) remains one of Russia's most-loved poets of the 20th century.

Learn more about the author, James Joyce and his work Ulysses.

Learn about this famous author through the work of Ten Great Writers of the Modern World - James Joyce's Ulysses"

Jan Hus opposed the church's sale of indulgences as a way to buy forgiveness of sins. He opposed the pope and the pope took his life.

After American and Filipino forces on the island of Bataan surrendered, Japanese-controlled media published the news.

Lt. Colonel James Doolittle and his “Raiders” were aboard the USS Hornet (CV-8), en route to their planned take-off location (in the Pacific Ocean...

Refusing to recant his beliefs, which were contrary to the teachings of the Catholic Church, Jan Hus (John Huss) was burned at the stake outside the c...

Kapu are sacred rules that the Hawaiian's thought of as a religion.

Kristallnacht begins in Germany on the 9th of November, 1938. What was it and why did it begin?

During the Nazi era, in Germany, Hitler and his supporters were obsessed with racial identity. The "Lebensborn" program was part of the Third Reich's...

After graduation, Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo formed the only South African law firm which was owned and operated by blacks.

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