NEPAL: Artist being questioned for his Freedom of Expression

Art can be a form of expression but when an artist’s questions the beliefs and values in the name of FREEDOM of EXPRESSION then the question of morals and ethics come up front. Likes such one of the artist in Nepal has been threatened of his life for his ultra modern fusion painting of Hindu [...]

An Open letter Prime Minister of India

The preamble of the Indian constitution read as, ‘WE THE PEOPLE OF INDIA’… further grand themes like JUSTICE, LIBERY AND EQUALITY of status has been highlighted with utmost care. Further ‘DIGNITY OF THE INDIVIDUAL’ has been asserted. The tone of the preamble sets the ethical and legal framework to create an atmosphere in the country [...]

NEPAL: “Freedom of Expression” and Internet ….!

Digital Media Committee (DMC) Fedaration of Nepali Journalists(FNJ) and Internet Society Nepal organized a program on freedom of expression and its pros and cons in internet world of World Wide Web. Highlighting the concept and use of internet as a modern day tool of freedom of expression, different journalist, online activists, reporters, bloggers, experts etc [...]

US: call on the government of South Africa to ensure international standards on freedom of expression

The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State, United States Department of State Dear Secretary Clinton, I am William Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador for Salem-News.com. I have come to know that Daniel Bekele,Executive Director, Africa Division of Human Rights Watch had written a letter to you in light of your forthcoming trip to Africa. [...]

PAKISTAN: Saleem Shahzad case -rule of law or rule of ISI?

Freedom of expression is one of the essential pre-requirements for the practice, protection and promotion of democracy. If we are to speak of a democratic Pakistan we need to examine, whether the media is free. Each and every day media professionals are facing threats of kidnapping or murder for telling the truth. The truth about [...]

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