Tag: Free Speech

Erdogan’s Turkey blocks Wikipedia

Turkey has blocked all the access inside the country to the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia without giving any official reasons. According to ‘Turkey Blocks’ monitoring group, the site was inaccessible from 08:00 (05:00 GMT) by order of the Turkish authorities. People in the capital Istanbul were unable to access any Wikipedia[Read More…]

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IIMC suspends student for writing article criticising institution

Indian Institute of Mass Communication became the latest in the array of educational institutions which curbed the right to dissent and was slowly being saffronised. The premier media institute suspended a student for writing an aricle criticising institution’s decision to sack a faculty and “provoking students” to create unrest in[Read More…]

Here is how you can support ‘free speech’ in India

With billboards being vandalised, posters being ripped off and stones being pelted at every second movie, book, opinion, tweet and statement, the very concept of free speech is being threatened in our country. Even though the article 19 (1)(a) under the constitution of India gives us the freedom of speech,[Read More…]

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