Tag Archives: Freedom of Speech

  • CNN sues Donald Trump and White House aides for suspending Jim Acosta

    CNN sued Donald Trump's administration Tuesday, alleging the White House violated journalist Jim Acosta's constitutional rights by revoking his press credentials. ...

  • Nava Thakuria Threats to scribes now omnipresent

    If nations want journalists to continue to do their risky jobs for the greater public interest, their security along with justice must be ensured. ...

  • India sparks outcry over press freedom by naming reporter in probe on database breach

    The Indian government named a reporter in a police complaint after she wrote an article alleging a data breach in a federal identity database, drawing criticism from a journalist group. ...

  • Aamir Khan suffers intolerance over his remarks about intolerance

    Indian actor Aamir Khan has joined the debate on the growing 'intolerance' toward minorities in India, and said he has been "alarmed" by a number of incidents. ...

  • US under fire in global press freedom report

    Conflicts continued to weigh heavily on the media last year but press freedom was also under increasing threat from abuses by democracies like the United States, Reporters Without Borders said Wednesday. ...

  • White House protests China’s treatment of foreign journalists

    The White House on Thursday sharply criticised China's treatment of foreign journalists and noted specifically the case of a New York Times reporter whose visa was not extended. ...

  • Facebook, other banned sites to be open in China free trade zone

    Facebook, Twitter and other websites deemed sensitive and blocked by the Chinese government will be accessible in a planned free-trade zone in Shanghai, the South China Morning Post reported on Tuesday. ...

  • China sentences five Tibetans over five years in prison

    Popular Tibetan writer Gangkye Drupa Kyab and four other Tibetans were sentenced to prison early this month by Chinese authorities in Kardze, Tibet. ...

  • Writers press China on media freedom

    Some 200 leading writers appealed Friday to China to respect freedom of expression and free jailed authors, describing the country's strict censorship as a stain on a vibrant culture. ...

  • Chinese scholars push for mild political reform

    More than 70 prominent Chinese scholars and lawyers have urged the country's new Communist Party leaders to undertake moderate political reforms including separating the party from government. ...