Tag: Denied

The Guardian view on internet censorship: when access is denied

….Look to a new record set by India at the end of the year. In mid-December, the internet shutdown in Kashmir – one of several in the country – became the longest ever imposed in a democracy. The government celebrated with restrictions in Delhi, too. India’s actions put it in bad but plentiful company. The year began with a 20-day shutdown in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Sudan, Zimbabwe and Iraq ..more: The Guardian

Anne Frank and her family were also denied entry as refugees to the U.S.

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“The story seems to unfold in slow motion as the painstaking exchange of letters journey across continents and from state to state, their information often outdated by the time they arrive,” the New York Times wrote after reviewing the YIVO documents. “Each page adds a layer of sorrow as the tortuous process for gaining entry to the United States — involving sponsors, large sums of money, affidavits and proof of how their entry would benefit America — is laid out. The moment the Franks and their American supporters overcame one administrative or logistical obstacle, another arose.”

Happy Land mass murderer Julio Gonzalez denied parole on eve of horrific Bronx inferno’s tragic 25th anniversary

The man responsible for sparking the infamous Happy The front page of the Mon., March 26, 1990 edition of the New York Daily News.Land fire in the Bronx 25 years ago next week has lost his first  bid for freedom, officials said Tuesda y.

Julio Gonzalez, who was convicted of 174 counts of murder following the fire that killed 87 people on March 25, 1990, was denied parole last month, state corrections officials said….MORE:  nydailynews.com

Muslim boy denied home stay in Japan

A Dunedin boy has been rejected for an exchange trip to Japan because he is Muslim. Photo / ThinkstockThe Human Rights Commission has weighed in on the case of a Dunedin boy rejected for an exchange trip to Japan because he is Muslim.

Sharif Steel, 15, had hoped to spend a year in Japan staying with a host family but his application was rejected due to his religious beliefs, Stuff reported earlier today. more:  .nzherald.co.nz

Anti-Islam Law Denied

By Laura Fawaz, Contributing Reporter Video: cbsnews Lansing, MI.–Last week, Muslims nationwide were urged to take action against HB 4769, better known as the Anti-Islam Legislation.  State Legislator Dave Agema, a Republican from Michigan, was the state representative behind this…