Results for Censorship
- The Pitfalls of Language Politics in Bangladesh
A High Court ruling seeks to eliminate any distortions of the Bangla language on television or radio channels. The ruling is absurd and dangerous and can present real challenges to the freedom of press in Bangladesh. Part of SASI's (South Asia ...
- Enemy Alien
After the 9/11 attacks, the U.S. government adopted a policy of singling out and deporting all deportable persons in the United States from Muslim and Arab countries. Caught up in this dragnet, Palestinian activist Farouk Abdel-Muhti was arrested and ...
- Erasures and Resistance: What Peter King’s Hearing Said. And What It Didn’t.
Representative Peter King’s (R-NY) first hearing on the radicalization of American Muslim communities exemplified the right wing’s ongoing commitment to constructing the idea of a radical, threatening Islam. The hearing also exposed what is, at best, ...
- A Matter of Words
Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti's Bhezti causes an uproar in the Sikh community, pitting free speech against religious tolerance. But are blasphemy laws the answer? ...
- Freedom of Speechlessness
An art student is arrested for paintings considered anti-Hindu, raising concerns that the freedom of speech is being replaced by the communalization of censorship. ...
- The Battle Over California's Textbook
Hindu groups' efforts to revise school textbooks in the name of second generation Indians' self esteem would erase the truth of the caste system, patriarchy and minority oppression. ...
- The Trouble with Free Speech
"Free speech is neither an invention of the Western world nor is the Muslim world necessarily at odds with it. The key is to realize the weight that a "progressive" Muslim voice has in this discourse." ...
- Crisis at WBAI
- Taking it to the Streets
The Activist Theatre of Ngugi WaThiong'o and Safdar Hashmi ...
- Classical Dance Re-emerges in Pakistan