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Censors, Christians wield pressure on Lady Gaga show 05/22/2012

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Censors, Christians wield pressure on Lady Gaga show

05/22/2012
Lady Gaga is set to rock the Philippines later Monday amid planned street protests and with censors in the house on orders to report any hint of blasphemy, devil worship, nudity or lewd conduct.

Local authorities in Pasay City said they had worked out a deal to permit the show while addressing the clamor of Christian conservatives, including about 500 who held a rally near the Arena on Sunday.

Censors will be in the audience to monitor possible violations of a law against “immoral doctrines, obscene publications and exhibitions and indecent shows,” said Glenn Agranzamendez, secretary to Pasay Mayor Tony Calixto..... MORE

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URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/metro/20120522met1.html

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