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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.

Two Hundred Days of Silence

By Moazum Mohammad It is 200 days since the longest-ever internet shutdown in a democracy was imposed in Kashmir. It has delivered a massive economic blow to aspiring and young entrepreneurs, and simultaneously it has discouraged young media graduates from joining the profession after watching the unparalleled nightmare […]