Blockworks has built a virtual library in Minecraft to fight censorship

This one-minute video shows how BlockWorks collaborated with has non-profit organisation Reporters Without Borders to build a virtual library to support freedom of speech.

Created as a digital home for political journalism The Uncensored Library was designed by BlockWorks – a collective that specialises in Minecraft-based architecture.

The group worked with Reporters Without Borders to create the library in the Minecraft game, which has over 145 million active players per month, as a space that can be accessed worldwide and is less heavily regulated than other mediums in countries without a restricted press.

This video shows the library rendered in the game.

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