Friday, May 24, 2024

Topic: Censorship

Over 1300 artists accuse art institutions of censorship on Palestine

More than 1,300 artists have signed a letter accusing cultural institutions in Western countries of “repressing, silencing and stigmatising Palestinian voices and perspectives.”

India: Twitter moves court against government’s blocking orders

Twitter has moved the Karnataka High Court on 5 July in an attempt to set aside multiple blocking orders of the Union government as well as to amend their directions to identify specific violative content rather than imposing an umbrella ban on individual accounts.

“New laws on censorship can change face of Indian cinema forever,” filmmakers on Cinematograph Bill

National award winning documentary director and TISS Mumbai faculty Shilpi Gulati, Malayalam filmmaker Muhsin Parari, film critic and director Rajesh Rajamani and the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) students union president Aadhith V Sathwin speak to Maktoob about Narendra Modi government's new draft Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill, 2021.

Film fraternity wants draft cinematograph bill repealed

Indian film fraternity writes an open letter to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, rejecting the draft Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill 2021 that gives the...