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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.

Kishorechandra Wangkhem is freed!

Kishorechandra Wangkhem addressing the press after his release from jail, more than four months after being detained under the draconian National Security Act on orders of the Manipur government for making allegedly abusive posts on Facebook. Here he is seen with his lawyer, S.Chittaranjan, human rights activist Babloo […]