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This beautiful library in ‘Minecraft’ lets people access the work of censored journalists from anywhere

12 Mar 2020

You might not be able to find accurate info about the coronavirus online in China, but you can at Reporters Without Borders’ Uncensored Library in the game.

In countries where censorship is standard practice—such as China, where articles and social media posts about COVID-19 and the government’s slow initial response to the crisis have been quickly deleted by government censors, and where government critics can end up in jail—Facebook, Twitter, and many news sites are blocked. But it’s still possible to play Minecraft anywhere. That’s why a new project from Reporters Without Borders now uses Minecraft to share articles from censored journalists.

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