Monday, May 27, 2024

Topic: Noam Chomsky

Sacking of Visva-Bharati professor ‘brazenly illegal’: Noam Chomsky, other academics write to President

More than 261 academics, including renowned linguist Noam Chomsky, in a letter to the President of India, Draupadi Murmu, informed her about the service termination of Visva-Bharati University professor Sudipta Bhattacharya over “undesirable” actions.

Only evidence against Umar Khalid is “exercising constitutional right” :Noam Chomsky

The only credible evidence against jailed activist Umar Khalid that has been presented is that he was exercising his constitutional right to speak and to protest, a fundamental prerogative of citizenship in a free society, said world renowned intellectual and activist Noam Chomsky.

Islamophobia is taking its most lethal form in India: Noam Chomsky

Islamophobia is taking its most lethal form in India, with almost 250 million Muslims in the country becoming a persecuted minority, said Professor Noam Chomsky, one of the world’s leading public intellectuals and Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Hany Babu’s case egregious example of authoritarian Modi govt: Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky, one of the world’s most famous public intellectuals and the 90-year-old Professor Emeritus from MIT has said that the Professor Babu's case is one egregious example of a clamp down on freedom of expression by the increasingly authoritarian Narendra Modi government.

Noam Chomsky, Angela Davis among 200 personalities demand release of Umar Khalid and other anti-CAA activists

Calling it an act of " incarcerating democratic voices" more than 200 scholars, activists and artists around the globe penned a joint statement expressing solidarity with arrested anti-CAA activists including former JNU student leader and United Against Hate activist Umar Khalid.

Writers, actors, filmmakers call for release of Egyptian film editor

Over 200 of the world’s most prominent artists, along with nearly two dozen leading human rights groups and film organizations, are calling for the immediate release of Sanaa Seif, a film editor arrested in Cairo last month.