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freespeechcollective

The FreeSpeechCollective, comprising journalists, lawyers and activists, aims to protect the right to freedom of expression and to vigorously promote free speech and the right to dissent. We monitor and document violations of free speech, debate issues and analyse major developments that impact Freedom of Expression. We also seek to provide solidarity and support to those who face attacks on their freedom of expression.

The End of Hypocrisy

Eighty-four appellants demanding information under the Right to Information Act (RTI) have so far been killed in India, and the perpetrators of these murders have yet to be brought to justice. Now, the Modi government has dealt an unmistakable blow to the autonomy of information commissioners, thereby ending […]

KJA condemns assault on journalist

Srinagar: Kashmir Journalist Association (KJA) has strongly condemned the assault on a journalist Kaiser Andrabi in police station Fateh Kadal on Friday. According to Kaiser, policemen slapped, kicked and hit him multiple times with a baton and gun butt inside police station Fateh Kadal last evening for wearing […]