Only 17% of rural India has internet access. But citizen journalism is giving voice to minorities says Arpita Biswas.
Timothy Garton Ash in conversation with Nigel Warburton, as part of the Philosophy in the Bookshop series at Blackwell’s, Oxford.
Timothy Garton Ash, speaking at the 2017 Jaipur Literary Festival, explains why the future of free speech depends on India.
Vanya Bhargav explores why Indian women are less free to express themselves through dress than Indian men.
Udit Bhatia discusses a landmark ruling concerning the conduct of elections and its potential to stifle democratic debate.
Udit Bhatia discusses the Indian government’s use of colonial-era laws against sedition and its failure to protect protestors taken into police custody.
Mujahid Mohammad discusses how India’s government has prioritised economic development over free speech.
Udit Bhatia explores the changing nature of state censorship of film in India and prospects for the future.
Purushottam Vikas engages with criticisms directed at a controversial petition regarding an Oxford India Society speaking event.
Max Harris examines a historic judgment by India’s Supreme Court and its lessons for other countries.
Vanya Bhargav explains the battle behind the Indian government’s ban on a BBC documentary about a notorious gang rape.
Hartosh Bal explains the role of the new Freedom Trust in the context of India’s media environment, and how they hope to defend freedom of expression.
25 years after the fatwa and the fall of the Berlin Wall, Salman Rushdie discusses with Timothy Garton Ash whether there is now more or less freedom of expression in Europe, worrying developments in India and his critical view of Edward Snowden.
Faisal Devji explores the deeper lessons from the forced withdrawal of an ‘alternative history’ of the Hindus.
Hindistan’ın kendi medya düzenlemesiyle ilgili ateşli bir tartışması var. Arghya Sengupta 1970lerin “Olağanüstü” hali, başarısız öz-düzenlemeden tutun da öz- düzenlemelere kadar önerilen adımları etkilemeye devam ediyor, diyor.
At the 2013 Jaipur Festival, Ian Buruma, Reza Aslan, Ahdaf Souief and Timothy Garton Ash, in conversation with Shoma Chaudhury, talk about the relationship between religion and politics and how to deal with religious threats to free speech.
The relationship between writers and the state is complex, multifaceted and changing. At the Jaipur Literature Festival 2013 a panel of experts explores some of the issues faced by writers around the world.
At the invitation of Index of Censorship and the Editors Guild of India, Timothy Garton Ash joins Kirsty Hughes at a panel discussion in Delhi with Shri Ajit Balakrishnan, Shri Sunil Abraham and Ramajit Singh Chima.
Hint basını yeni kapitalizmin baskıları karşısında ahlaki pusulasını kaybetme tehlikesiyle karşı karşıya. Manav Bhushan’a göre çürümenin önüne geçilmesi için bir boykot örgütlemenin tam zamanı.
The historian and writer explains the reasoning behind author Salman Rushdie’s no-show at the 2012 Jaipur Literary Festival.
Should government-initiated phone hacking be made public if the recordings are in the public interest? Shubhangi Bhadada exposes the thin line in India between the right to privacy and freedom of expression.
If the territorial dispute over Kashmir is not addressed through open debate, it may become “another Afghanistan”, says the Indian supreme court lawyer.
In a panel John Lloyd, T.R. Andhyarujina, Harish Salve and Daya Thussu discussed whether self-regulation can continue to remain a viable way forward for the Indian media.
The Indian constitution grants freedom to worship freely, but the mismanagement of temples undermines this freedom, writes Avani Bansal.
Indian journalist and writer Tarun Tejpal speaks about development and corruption in India, and the role of investigative journalism.
Ödüllü Hindistanlı romancı ve aktivist Manav Bhushan Hindistan’daki ifade özgürlüğü sınırlandırmalarını anlatıyor. Hindistan hükümetinin, medya ve “sendika karşıtları” aracılığıyla nasıl sansür uyguladığını irdeliyor.
Oxford’da biri Hindistanlı biri Pakistanlı iki öğrenci, ülkelerinin aynı olayı kendilerince nasıl gördükleri üzerine kafa yoruyorlar.
Hindistan’da sığır ve domuz eti yemeye dair yasaklar oldukça tartışmalı bir konu. Manav Bhuhshan bunun neden kast ayrımcılığı sorunu olduğunu ve ifade özgürlüğünü nasıl sınırlandırdığını tartışıyor.