One lawmaker called the whole thing a "stupid and ridiculous" hearing, while several others left the room.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs criticized Caroline Beresford's vulgar tweets and said they will take "appropriate action" against her.
Chinese authorities are cracking down on criticism of Xi Jinping’s plan to stay in office for more than two terms.
“The current bastards in power are as insignificant as the ones then,” one disgruntled critic tweeted.
teleSUR English has nearly 400,000 Facebook "likes." Their Facebook page went back up on Wednesday after speculation from its staff and readers of censorship by the social media giant.
Content restrictions increased drastically after a video of a school shooting surfaced on Facebook.
Russia could ban Facebook as early as next year.
The censorship push comes amid a strengthening of Chinese patriotism following the re-election of Xi Jinping to a five-year presidential term.
For a long time it was wrongly assumed that activism, feminism and human rights were only threatened in only in non-Western countries, but what happened in Turkey could happen anywhere.
Amid arguments about censorship on college campuses, elementary school libraries are becoming settings for these debates as well, with the majority of Republicans believing texts featuring LGBTQ characters don't belong there.
The Harry Potter series was the most challenged book last decade. Now, books with LGBT characters are most at risk.
From Alexei Navalny's "crooks and thieves" jibe to the manatee that keeps waiting around, Russians have found innovative ways to criticize the government online.
The network had irked the socialist government with various reports, including one alleging that Venezuelan passports and visas were being sold illegally at the embassy in Iraq.
Amnesty International slammed the law as a "draconian" attempt to stifle criticism.
Imogen Wilson, 22, was accused of violating “safe space” at a council meeting at Edinburgh University.