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Germany: Nude artworks censored in Berlin due to religious sensitivity

21 November 2013

A recent incident of art censorship in Berlin has sparked a debate about the difference between art and pornography, as well as the importance of artistic freedom versus religious sensitivity.

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Agence France-Presse – 13 November 2013:
Nude paintings blocked in German school spark debate
An adult education centre in Berlin has hung a collection of nude paintings days after censoring them out of deference to Muslim immigrants in what critics Wednesday called an overzealous bid at cultural sensitivity.

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