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Saadat Hasan Manto's fight for freedom of expression relevant today: Nandita Das

The Indian Express - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Nandita Das is making a film on the life of famous writer Saadat Hasan Manto and the actress- filmmaker says his struggles to express himself resonates with artists' fight for freedom of expression in today's times. Manto acquired the title of a ...

'Gov't must stop threats to freedom of expression, information'

Malaysiakini (subscription) - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Any act of curbing or limiting freedom of expression and information must be justifiable. The recent suggestion put forward by the AG is not only unjustified, but a blatant attempt to silence dissent and prevention revelations that would harm the ...
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Proposal by AG an assault on freedom of expression, say journalist groups

The Star Online - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
PETALING JAYA: The proposal by the Attorney-General to increase the punishment under the Official Secrets Act is an assault against freedom of expression, says the Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ). CIJ said that it was appalled by the assault ...
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TÜSİAD chairwoman: Intolerance towards freedom of expression should be overcome

Today's Zaman - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Turkish Industrialists and Businessmen's Association (TÜSİAD) Chair Cansen Başaran-Symes has said intolerance towards freedom of expression and freedom of thought should be overcome, and that many other urgent problems such as poor economic ...
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Puppeteers' arrest sparks debate on freedom of speech in Spain

Irish Times - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Two men arrested for allegedly glorifying terrorism and inciting violence with a puppet show they performed have been released, but their case has sparked a barrage of protests and a fierce debate about freedom of speech in Spain. Alfonso Lázaro (29 ...

Freedom of Speech v. Civility

The Nation. - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Zachary Guiles wears the T-shirt that was banned by his middle school in Williamstown, Vermont, in this photo from May 14, 2004. The Supreme Court rejected the school's appeal of a ruling that said the student's rights were violated.

The New Correct: Freedom of Expression on Campus

lareviewofbooks - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Earlier this month LARB co-sponsored a forum at UC Irvine: What Cannot Be Said: Freedom of Expression in a Changing World. Timed to coincide with the first anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris, the conference featured panels, interviews ...

Faculty statement regarding freedom of expression and open debate at York

Excalibur Online - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Faculty statement regarding freedom of expression and open debate at York. Tweet about this on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Share on Facebook Share on StumbleUpon Pin on Pinterest Email this to someone · Palestinian ...

Index unveils 2016 Freedom of Expression Awards shortlist

Index On Censorship - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Drawn from more than 400 crowdsourced nominations, the Index awards shortlist celebrates artists, writers, journalists and campaigners tackling censorship and fighting for freedom of expression. Many of the 20 shortlisted nominees are regularly ...

IWPR's Syria Coordinator Shortlisted for Landmark Freedom of Speech Prize

Institute for War and Peace Reporting - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
IWPR Syria project coordinator Zaina Erhaim has been shortlisted for the prestigious Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards 2016. Erhaim, 30, is a multiple award-winning journalist who returned to her war-torn country and the city of Aleppo ...

Hamid Mir Nominated For Prestigious Freedom Of Expression Award

Geo News, Pakistan - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
LONDON: World renowned journalist and author Hamid Mir has been shortlisted for the 2016 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards for his commendable fight for media freedom and civil liberties of Pakistani citizens from all persuasions.

Democracy, Diversity, Dissent and Human Rights Necessitate Freedom of Expression and Assembly

Huffington Post - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Freedom of expression is not the only freedom in question and at times under threat at universities today. So is freedom of assembly and freedom of information and inquiry.

U.N. expert on freedom of expression to visit Japan in April

The Japan Times - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
A U.N. expert in charge of freedom of expression, whose visit was postponed at the Foreign Ministry's request, will visit Japan in April, the ministry said Wednesday.

Kuwait Cybercrime Law Curbs Freedom of Expression

Human Rights First (blog) - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Kuwait's Cybercrime Law No. 63, approved by its National Assembly in June, imposes severe restrictions on freedom of speech that deteriorate an already dangerous environment for online activists. It went into effect last month. The Arabic Network for ...

Freedom of speech and defamation

Times of Malta - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
A debate is raging about the need or otherwise of updating the laws that regulate publications in the press as well as via the online medium.
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Freedom of expression helps Old Trafford find its voice

The Star Online - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal appeared to need the sword of Damocles hanging over his head before he resorted to adopting the traditional fluid attacking style that served the team well in an impressive 3-0 win over Stoke ...

Writer's freedom of expression is limited, says M. Mukundan

The Hindu - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Dis Taslima Nasreen and Salman Rushdie get the same kind of support from society as Perumal Murugan and M.F. Husain when their freedom of expression is threatened? The session on 'The Crisis of Freedom of Expression' at the Kerala Literature Festival ...

Freedom of speech

Beaufort Observer - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Because of their knowledge of history, freedom of speech was carefully cultivated and included by our founders in the First Amendment.

Turkey violated freedom of speech in former MP case: ECHR

Hurriyet Daily News - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that Turkey violated freedom of expression due to a local court ruling in 2002 that fined former Turkish deputy Yücel Erdener for remarks criticizing the medical care given to late Prime Minister ...