Free speech

No more curbs on free speech by ministers, lawmakers: SC

If a person is prejudiced by the utterances/speech/expression including hate speech, by a public functionary or otherwise, Justice Nagarathna said that such a person may take recourse to criminal and civil laws for appropriate remedies

Musk’s Twitter cannot be absolutist

When free-market elephants like Musk take charge of major mass-media outlets, concerns are raised about the direction of free speech, which remains the essential ingredient of democratic participation. 

Pakistan’s battle for free speech

The notifications being sent recently to all TV channels seem to suggest that only state-sanctioned propaganda is favoured, with an emphasis on not broadcasting items that “do not build a positive image of the country”.