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The FreeSpeechCollective aims to protect the right to freedom of expression and vigorously promote free speech and the right to dissent. We aim to do this by Monitoring and documenting violations of free speech; Analyzing trends
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and analysis of major developments that impact Freedom of Expression; Providing solidarity and support to those who face attacks on their freedom of expression. We are Journalists, activists and lawyers.

Free speech is not a security threat

Lawyers representing journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem who is detained under the National Security Act (NSA), speak to Laxmi Murthy about why slapping a preventive detention law is overkill. Imphal-based journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem, who was taken into custody by the Manipur police on November 26, 2018, was ordered to be […]