Freedom of expression
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Apathy for institutional autonomy

Loss of trust and confidence in professional investigative and regulatory agencies is a double-edged weapon.

published on : 23rd December 2022
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Knights in white satin

One person’s freedom of expression may well be another person’s captivity of thought. I prefer the good old fashioned word ‘manners’.

published on : 28th November 2022
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Satire stings?: A high school student's cartoon draws the ire of South Korean government

The Culture Ministry reportedly said it would "look into how the work was selected for the top prize in a recent contest."

published on : 6th October 2022
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Two monks in Tibet jailed for exercising right to freedom of expression

Dhargay and Rigtse are from Sershul County in the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. Both had been detained incommunicado for almost two years and sentenced on an unknown date in June this year.

published on : 29th August 2022
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As Munawar Faruqui’s show gets cancelled in Bengaluru for second time, various artists express their views

"You have to have the intent of making the crowd laugh. So as long as that is happening, you should have the liberty to do it," said Shankar Chugani.

published on : 22nd August 2022
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Jathegiruvanu Chandira issue: Bengaluru theatre artists slam disruption of play

Recently, a political outfit stopped the performance of Jathegiruvanu Chandira, in Shivamogga, claiming that the play includes an interfaith marriage and Muslim characters.

published on : 11th July 2022
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Cartoonists pay the price as Kerala Lalithakala Akademi humours pressure groups

The first whiplash that the cartoonist community received was the one associated with Bishop Franco Mulakkal.

published on : 11th July 2022