from India Masala:

Vishwaroopam: Saga of faith in troubled times

February 2, 2013

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from India Insight:

“Vishwaroopam” touches yet another Indian nerve

January 31, 2013

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from India Insight:

Media in India: fine line between regulation and freedom

December 3, 2012

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from India Insight:

No criticism please, we are Indians

November 19, 2012

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from The Great Debate:

How financial lawsuits muzzle free speech

By Roddy Boyd
September 20, 2012

Imagine some political group runs an advertisement accusing a politician of misleading statements and covering up his true voting record. Instead of denouncing the attack or countering with a favorable ad, however, the candidate sues the political group for billions of dollars, launching a six-year, scorched-earth legal and public relations campaign.

from John Lloyd:

A deserving press

By John Lloyd
December 1, 2011

By John Lloyd
The opinions expressed are his own.

An inquiry under way in the Royal Courts of Justice London, just a few hundred yards from Fleet Street, once the heart of the British newspaper industry, is becoming -- in the low key way in which the British like to think they always do things (but often don't) -- a global event. It is the consequence of a crisis, as inquiries frequently are. But it will have consequences of its own: one of these may be to redefine journalism for the 21st century.

from FaithWorld:

German Chancellor Merkel honours Mohammad cartoonist at press award

By Reuters Staff
September 9, 2010

merkelChancellor Angela Merkel paid tribute to freedom of speech on Wednesday at a ceremony for a Dane whose cartoon of the Prophet Mohammad provoked Muslim protests that led to 50 deaths five years ago.

from FaithWorld:

Support lower for Muslim-backed U.N. text on defamation of religion

December 18, 2009

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United Nations General Assembly, 24 Sept 2009/Ray Stubblebine

The U.N. General Assembly condemned defamation of religion for the fifth year running on Friday but support continued to erode for a resolution Western countries say threatens freedom of speech.

from The Great Debate UK:

Internet freedom prevails over Guardian gag order

October 13, 2009

padraig_reidy- Padraig Reidy is news editor at Index on Censorship. The opinions expressed are his own.-

from FaithWorld:

Germany asks if Islam impedes on freedom of speech

October 6, 2009

GERMANY/A decision by the German publisher Droste not to print a murder mystery about an honour killing because it contained passages insulting Islam has raised questions in Germany about religion impeding on freedom of speech.