The arrests of Mohammad Zubair and Teesta Setalvad and the ongoing detention of Siddque Kappan and Fahad Shah highlight the tenuous existence of truth-tellers in a post-truth world.
Tag: freedom of expression
A Year After Myanmar Coup, Growing Surveillance Threatens Lives
Myanmar citizens face heavy odds in accessing online space as military junta clamps down on dissent.
India Wasn’t ‘Azaad’
India has truly been 'azaad' from empathy and solidarity since 2014.
A Short, Bitter Street Play
A poem on hope, hopelessness and autocratic democracies.
Sticks and Stones
A poem on the undying strength of those who are seen as weak and powerless in the society.
The Day I Wore ‘Bold’ Red Lipstick
A small act of personal protest to reclaim female power.
‘Bol Ke Lab Azaad Hain Tere’: Dissent Through Art on World Press Freedom Day
With the killing of journalists and widespread media censorship, is the Indian media really free?
The Day We Went Inside a Girls’ Madrassa in Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh
The girls wrote letters expressing their desires to live life on their own terms after they were given blank pieces of paper to write whatever they felt like.
For Speaking an Unpleasant Truth, Will Amitabh Bachchan Now Be Called an Enemy of the People?
Even though a person of Bachchan's stature flagged the issues of 'civil liberty' and 'freedom', his words went completely unheard.