A schoolteacher and a parent have been in jail since January 30 for two simple lines in a school play that the police claim is seditious? Adv B T Venkatesh spoke to Geeta Seshu a day before he travelled to Bidar in Karnataka to represent the women in […]
By Geeta Seshu Sedition, a colonial-era law that should have been confined to the dustbin of history, has found new victims over the last month: over 50 participants of the Queer Azaadi March in Mumbai have been charged with sedition for allegedly raising slogans in support of JNU […]
14 films ‘rejected’ so far: Backdoor Censorship at Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) Again !
In 1990 through the efforts of filmmakers like Mani Kaul and Director of Films Division, Shri Vijay Chandra, the Bombay International Film Festival was launched. One of its main talking points was that it did away with the requirement of censor certificates. BIFF which later became MIFF was […]
70 days and counting… 70 days and counting. From @hailsuhail’s archive. In 2017, then Home Minister Rajnath Singh said a permanent solution to Kashmir is based on these 5Cs. At the end of #freespeechcollective’s campaign, we leave you to see how it translates on the ground #KashmirBleeds #StandWithKashmir […]