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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.

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 […]