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#India – Hate Speech as a Tool for the Modi Brigade #Feku #NaMo

  The carnage in Gujarat was marked by unprecedented levels of hate speech and hate propaganda. Some examples: Chief Minister Narendra Modi Terming the (Godhra) attack as ‘pre-planned, violent act of terrorism’, Mr Modi said that state government was viewing… Continue Reading →

Rhymes for a Reason #Raptivism #Protestmusic #Hiphop

Despite his blingy alias, Ashwini Mishra, also known as A-list, is taking rap back to its political roots, says Richa Kaul Padte Richa Kaul Padte 15-06-2013, Issue 24 l t Hip-hop journalist Ashwini Mishra Photo:Andrea Fernandes “It’s so damn fake, we act so holy when… Continue Reading →

#India – The Draconian #ITAct

Draconian act May 20, 2013 : dECCAN hERALD The arrest of Jaya Vindhyala, president of the People’s Union for Civil Liberties(PUCL) in Andhra Pradesh, is the latest case of arbitrary and highhanded police action to restrict freedom of expression. The… Continue Reading →

SC – No arrest for posts on social sites without permission #ITact #Censorship

PTI In view of public outrage over people being arrested for making comments or liking posts on Facebook, Centre had issued advisory not to arrest a person in such cases without prior approval of a senior official. The Supreme Court… Continue Reading →

Gujarat – Different riot, same story #antisikhriots

MIDDAY 17APR2013   Ranjona Banerji, Mid Day  Just as anyone who lived in Delhi through the anti-Sikh pogrom of 1984 or the Mumbai riots of 1992 and 1993 knows what happened, that is true of Gujarat 2002 as well. Trying… Continue Reading →

#Mumbairiots – Two decades on, the inconvinient truth #mustread

Meena Menon, The Hindu _ The less privileged survivors of the 1993 Mumbai riots should not be deprived of justice on the grounds that old wounds will be reopened It is 20 years since two cataclysmic events shook Bombay now… Continue Reading →

Protest Narendra Modi- Printers who pull out from conference get threats

  5-2-2013   http://zeenews.india.com/news/delhi/printers-protest-narendra-modi-as-chief-guest-pul_831453.html   New Delhi   A printers’ conference, which will begin here later this week, has got into a controversy with several participants pulling out to protest participation of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as the Chief… Continue Reading →

Protest against Narendra Modi grows – PrintWeek India officially withdraws #mustshare

This email received states  that PrintWeek India officially withdraws as a media partner for Romancing Print 2013. The reason is: We do not agree with the content of your seminar and invitation of Narendra Modi as a chief guest.  Plus, an EDM… Continue Reading →

#India – Police says’ stay indoors to avoid sexual harassment on streets” #WTFnews #morapolicing #Vaw

Dreaded Bombay Police Act strikes again Stay indoors to avoid ched-chad Overzealous Thane cops fine unmarried couples and single women found on the streets after sunset as part of their drive to protect ladies Arita Sarkar, Mumbai Mirror Posted On… Continue Reading →

Police drop activist from programme after Sena threat

ALOK DESHPANDE, The Hindu, Jan 7, Mumbai The police authorities in Maharashtra continue to surrender to the diktat of Shiv Sena, despite facing flak from all quarters over the arrest of two girls in Palghar a month ago. This time,… Continue Reading →

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