Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Topic: Freedom of speech

Students raise concern over breach of academic freedom in TISS Mumbai

Students’ union of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai on Wednesday released a statement highlighting the suppression of students' freedoms on the campus.

FIR against magazine editor for criticising Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan on Facebook

Kozhikode city kasaba police station has filed a case against the editor of ‘Maruvaakku’, a Malayalam monthly. An FIR was filed against editor and senior...

Nobel Peace Prize for journalists reminds freedom of the press is under threat

Kathy Kiely, University of Missouri-Columbia Thirty-two years ago next month, I was in Germany reporting on the fall of the Berlin Wall, an event then...

Rise in govt curb on journalists’ content, India tops the list: Twitter report

In a biannual transparency report published on Wednesday, Social media giant, Twitter, revealed that the second half of 2020 was marked by a surge in government demands to delete information shared by reporters and news publishers.

‘Right to laugh’ Indian diaspora to host comic event in solidarity with Faruqui

A joint initiative of the worldwide Indian diaspora on Tuesday announced that a gathering of South Asian American professional comics will play out a virtual parody show on February 6 to show their fortitude with imprisoned Indian comedian Munawar Faruqui.