freedom of speech

  • How They Silence Women

    Sudan is ruled by one of the most oppressive regimes in the world. As Words in the Bucket mentioned in a previous article, the country ranks 174 out of 180 in press freedom, and freedom of speech and opinion is not well accepted in the country. While male journalists,...
  • Demand Dignity

    Peace in the world starts with peace at home. The foundation of world peace is based on dynamics of interpersonal relationships. The interpersonal relationships’ ground is mainly shaped within the family unit and the culture of a traditionally defined family – which is still the majority in the world-...
  • How Free is Freedom of Speech in India?

    Recently, the Supreme Court of India’s came out with a landmark judgment in Shreya Singhal & Ors v. Union of India that struck down the much abused Section 66A of the Information Technology Act. This barbaric act authorized police to arrest people for posting “offensive” content online. The two...
  • Raif Badawi Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

        Blogger Raif Badawi and his lawyer Waleed Abu Al-Khair have been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. They are both facing long jail sentences for having used their freedom of expression. This is one of the few positive things that have happened in this ordeal, where the...