The Free Speech Hub

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Attacks on the rise in India’s Orissa state

August 3, 2010 9:09 AM ET

Everything, it seems, is growing in India. Bucking global trends, India’s media are expanding rapidly, reaching into the hinterlands following a wave of development and growing literacy. Industrial development is expanding, with explosive growth of mining and natural resource extraction. In...

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Free speech in India: Between the bullet, baton, and gavel

May 7, 2010 11:12 AM ET

Freedom of speech and expression in India is balanced precariously between the ever-present threat of direct, physical attacks from both security forces and social vigilante groups on the one hand, and the reassurance of protection from higher judicial authorities...

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