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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.

From Kashmir to Kanyakumari !

By Geeta Seshu From Kashmir to Kanyakumari ! Restrictions on the media literally seem to span the entire country as jittery security forces and police crack down on the movements of foreign journalists. In two separate incidents over the last 12 months, French journalists came under the radar […]

CREATIVITY WRONGED: HOW WOMEN’S RIGHT TO ARTISTIC FREEDOM IS DENIED AND MARGINALISED

A FreeMuse report Alankrita Shrivastava’s film Lipstick Under My Burkha was initially denied release in India for being “lady oriented”, Icelandic artist Borghildur Indriðadóttir had her Facebook friends and photos deleted after she shared a promo of her photo exhibition Demoncrazy featuring topless women, and Afghan playwright and […]