Rabelais (student newspaper)

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Date: 19

Region: Australia

Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion

Medium: Print Journalism


Artist: Editors: elected student officials of Student Newspaper

Confronting Bodies: Director of Public Prosecutions (akin to the US Federal Attorney General)

Dates of Action:

Location: Melbourne, Australia Canberra, Australia

Description of Artwork: Student Newspaper. In particular a newspaper article describing The Art of Shoplifting. This was a political statement about the lack of opportunity and funding for the poor (and students especially).

The Incident: Further details are listed on a website. Here is a complete link: http://libertus.net/censor/rabelais.html

Results of Incident: Case dropped by DPP but could theoretically be resumed any time until the statue of limitations applies.

Source: Click here for more Information