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Myanmar: Journalists sentenced to 10 years for reporting on chemical weapons

Jul 10, 2014

Myanmar: Journalists sentenced to 10 years for reporting on chemical weapons

The article alleged that the country's military was operating a chemical weapons factory in the town of Pauk in Magway, under the instructions of former strongman junta chief Than Shwe. #NewsTracker #Myanmar #journalists #Human Rights Watch #Reporters Without Borders #Than Shwe #Chemical weapons #Press Freedom #Journalists jailed #Myanmar's Military Junta #Unity Weekly #Official Secrets
China: Prominent pro-Tibetan rights writers placed under house arrest as Kerry visits

Jul 10, 2014

China: Prominent pro-Tibetan rights writers placed under house arrest as Kerry visits

Woeser said she was detained after a US Embassy staffer telephoned to invite her to meet a US official for dinner. #World #China #US #NewsTracker #Freedom of Speech #Tibet #Tsering Woeser #John Kerry #US-China Talks #Tibetan Rights
Tool of the Emergency: Will India ever dump its I&B ministry?

Jun 25, 2014

Tool of the Emergency: Will India ever dump its I&B ministry?

The I&B minister is ready to work for a future without the I&B ministry. But will politicians be as open to giving up a powerful weapon at their disposal? #Indira Gandhi #Indian media #Emergency #Karan Thapar #Information and Broadcasting Ministry #I&B Ministry #Modi government #Prakash Javadekar #Freedom of Expression #Vidya Charan Shukla
Telangana: KCR launches proxy war on the media freedom

Jun 19, 2014

Telangana: KCR launches proxy war on the media freedom

It is now over three days since TV9 and ABN Andhra Jyothy channels have been blocked by Multiple System Operators (MSOs) who control the distribution of TV channels through cables. #Media #PoliticsDecoder #Telangana #TV channels #DTH #Cable #Media Freedom #K Chandrashekhar Rao #KCR #TV9 #Andhra Jyothy #KCR govt

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Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Feb 27, 2014

Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Will no one be able to question conventional wisdom about history, politics and mythology? Will no one be able to expose the wrong-doings of politicians and corporate leaders? #Internet #InMyOpinion #Penguin #research #Academia #Freedom of Expression #Right wing group #religious sentiments #Wendy Doniger #The Hindus: An Alternative History
92nd in the global Freedom Index ratings, how 'free' are Indians really?

Feb 20, 2013

92nd in the global Freedom Index ratings, how 'free' are Indians really?

What is deeply troubling is the fact that there has been a consistent slide in rankings over the past few years. #OnOurMind #India #Homosexuality #Government #Freedom

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92nd in the global Freedom Index ratings, how 'free' are Indians really?

Jul 09, 2014

'Exodus: Gods and Kings' trailer: Christian Bale gets biblical

The "year of the Bible movie" continues apace with the unveiling of the first trailer for "Exodus: Gods and Kings," Ridley Scott's epic take on the Old Testament story of Moses leading his people to freedom from their ancient Egyptian oppressors...
92nd in the global Freedom Index ratings, how 'free' are Indians really?

Jul 05, 2014

Nicki Minaj Celebrates ‘Freedom’ At Philly Jam Last Night

Nicki Minaj performs at Philly Jam with The Roots as a backing band before breaking into a rap medley...
92nd in the global Freedom Index ratings, how 'free' are Indians really?

Jul 09, 2014

'Exodus: Gods and Kings' trailer: Christian Bale gets biblical

The "year of the Bible movie" continues apace with the unveiling of the first trailer for "Exodus: Gods and Kings," Ridley Scott's epic take on the Old Testament story of Moses leading his people to freedom from their ancient Egyptian oppressors...
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