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Egypt court dissolves Muslim Brotherhood's political wing

Aug 09, 2014

Egypt court dissolves Muslim Brotherhood's political wing

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court on Saturday dissolved the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the political wing of the banned Muslim Brotherhood, dealing a crippling blow in the campaign to crush Egypt's oldest Islamist movement. #United States #Brazil #Arabic #Middle East #Freedom #Entertainment #Mexico #Muslim #political
Govt rules out interference in media, but wants 'self mechanisms' improved

Aug 08, 2014

Govt rules out interference in media, but wants 'self mechanisms' improved

Committing to safeguard the freedom of press, Government today ruled out any interference in media but wanted "self mechanisms" to be improved to maintain accountability and responsibility of the fourth pillar of democracy. #India #Media #NewsTracker #Indian media #Press #Freedom of Press #Prakash Javadekar
No new details on detained Washington Post reporter, says Iran official

Aug 06, 2014

No new details on detained Washington Post reporter, says Iran official

Rezaian, his wife, Yeganeh Salehi and two photojournalists were detained 22 July in Iran's capital, Tehran. #NewsTracker #Freedom of Speech #Iran #Washington Post #Freedom of Press #Reporter detained
Photographer's 16 Dec gangrape inspired photo-shoot sparks outrage

Aug 05, 2014

Photographer's 16 Dec gangrape inspired photo-shoot sparks outrage

The series of photos by Mumbai-based Raj Shetye has left social media fuming. Add to that Shetye's twisted logic for doing the shoot. #ThatsJustWrong #Twitter #Freedom of Speech #Rape #sexual assault #photographer #Delhi gangrape #Raj Shetye
N Korea calls US-South Korea joint drill a rehearsal for nuclear war

Aug 01, 2014

N Korea calls US-South Korea joint drill a rehearsal for nuclear war

The annual Ulchi-Freedom Guardian exercise, aimed at testing combat readiness for a North Korea invasion, is scheduled to begin August 18 #TheySaidIt #South Korea #Geopolitics #North Korea #Kim Jong-un #War #Ulchi-Freedom Guardian exercise #nuclear war

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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?

Aug 16, 2014

The Upshot: Is Summer Different Now?

Do children have more responsibility and less freedom than in the past...
92nd in the global Freedom Index ratings, how 'free' are Indians really?

Aug 19, 2014

Pope Wants China Dialogue, Freedom for Church

Pope Francis flies over China during his return trip to Rome from South Korea, saying that he wishes to visit China and for the Catholic Church to operate freely ther...
92nd in the global Freedom Index ratings, how 'free' are Indians really?

Aug 19, 2014

SAG-AFTRA issues statement on journalists' rights in Ferguson

SAG-AFTRA, which represents more than 165,000 actors, journalists and other media professionals, issued a statement on Tuesday calling on law enforcement officials in Ferguson, Mo., to "permit journalists the freedom to do their jobs....