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Assam human rights defender Mr Sishir Dey abused, threatened and booked for comment over Rajasthan murder

After practising lawyer and human rights defender Mr Sishir Dey of Karimganj district in Assam (India) posted a short satirical comment on facebook on 8 December 2017 denouncing terrorism in the name of Hindu religion and violent ideas of Hindu political groups, he received abusive and intimidating comments and outright threats with physical assaults and murder. 904 more words

Assam

The Weight of Voices

When everyone has the ability to communicate on the topics of the day, is the value of discourse reduced? I think not. However, what this does produce is a need for better filters and more discernment on our behalf. 351 more words

No free speech

MCO 4318 participated in a live simulation event to get a better understanding of what living in a government without free speech is like. Click here to listen.

Podcasts

Final Paper Sculpture

The art we created for our final paper sculpture was an all-paper representation of a social issue of our choice. My design was a person whose mouth was being covered in an attempt to attack their freedom of speech. 192 more words

Art

Freedoms under Article 19, is subject to reasonable restrictions

The Honourable Supreme Court of India in Mohammed Ajmal Mohammed Amir Kasab @ Abu Mujahid versus State of Maharashtra decided on August 29,2012 has observed as follows: 269 more words

Dec 12 A Famine of the Word

Father, You showed Amos two punishments, judgments for Israel and then said “This will not happen”. You relented, yielded, turned away from those judgments in favor of another. 450 more words

Daily Bible Prayer

In The Pronoun Wars, Be Thankful for The Founding Fathers

By Jarrett Stepman ~

It is sometimes astounding the kind of foresight the Founding Fathers had in protecting future generations from tyranny.

The current international push to criminalize free speech in the name of various social movements should make us thankful that we have the First Amendment. 734 more words

Public Opinion