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Jul 12, 2017
Donald Trump sued by free speech advocates on Twitter; US president blocked them over critical commentsNew York: First Amendment advocates are suing President Donald Trump, saying some of his critics have been unconstitutionally blocked from following him on Twitter.
Jun 26, 2017
US Supreme Court rejects appeal seeking rights for carrying guns in publicThe Supreme Court is rejecting yet another call to decide whether Americans have a constitutional right to carry guns with them outside their homes.
Jun 15, 2017
Donald Trump's administration amends travel ban to avoid legal battle in US Supreme CourtThe Trump administration moved to amend starting date of its proposed 90-day travel ban on people entering the United States
Jun 07, 2017
Free-speech institute sends letter asking Trump to unblock Twitter users criticizing his policiesTrump's account recently blocked a number of accounts that replied to his tweets with commentary that criticized, mocked or disagreed with his actions.
Apr 30, 2017
White House Correspondents' Dinner: Journos celebrated press freedom sans Donald TrumpTrump became the first president since Ronald Reagan in 1981 to skip the event — and Reagan was recovering from an assassination attempt.
Feb 26, 2017
Beyond retaliation, Donald Trump's media ban a clever strategy to discredit adversarial pressWhen Donald Trump left out the news organisation that usually take on an adversarial role, he set a dangerous precedent.
Jun 10, 2016
Udta Punjab, Nihalani, Nehru and the case for less censorship in a democracyWhat has escaped attention during the boiling outrage over Udta Punjab is the bizarre state of film censorship in India.
Feb 21, 2016
JNU sedition debate: Treason and untempered free speech are men with no countryThere is a deliberate attempt to keep India on the boil and Narendra Modi on the defensive; the JNU nonsense was intended to overshadow Make In India.
Sep 19, 2013
Facebook 'like' deserves free speech protection: US CourtFacebook users who employ the website's "like" feature to show support for a political candidate engage in legally protected speech, a U.S. appeals court said...