This series is a month-by-month recap of censorship instructions issued to the media by government authorities in 2017, and then leaked and distributed online. The names of issuing bodies have been omitted to protect sources.
CDT published no leaked directives in July.
The number of directives received has fallen sharply in recent years: CDT’s Minitrue series included 40 posts in 2017, down from 51 in 2016, 78 in 2015, 171 in 2014, and 114 in 2013. (Some posts, particularly
December 21, 2017