civil censorship


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civil censorship

Censorship of civilian communications, such as messages, printed matter, and films entering, leaving, or circulating within areas or territories occupied or controlled by armed forces. See also censorship.
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Noun1.civil censorship - military censorship of civilian communications (correspondence or printed matter of films) entering or leaving of circulating within territories controlled by armed forces
military censorship - all types of censorship conducted by personnel of the armed forces
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Civil censorship has been imposed in Sri Lanka, restraining local media coverage of the war news, but the censorship does not extend to foreign reporting yet.

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