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Washington DC [USA], July 29 (Sputnik/ANI): The Trump administration has asked US federal regulators to determine whether current internet laws protect social media companies from being sued for altering or otherwise censoring free speech, the White House said in a statement on Wednesday.
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], June 4 (ANI): A lawsuit has been filed against US President Donald Trump for signing an executive order on preventing online censorship that seems to violate the freedom of speech of individuals on social media platforms.
Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Hong Kong, May 29 (ANI): Beijing's endorsement of a national security law tailoring Hong Kong from acts of secession, subversion, terrorism or conspiring with foreign influences, activists believe, will soon lead to an imposition of arbitrary detentions and crackdowns on free speech and diss
Washington DC [USA], May 27 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Tuesday (local time) hit back at Twitter for labelling his two tweets as misleading, saying the social media platform is "interfering" in the 2020 presidential election and completely "stifling" free speech.
Updated : 11 months, 2 weeks ago IST
London [UK], Oct 6 (ANI): Lord Indarjit Singh, a prominent Sikh peer in the House of Lords, who quit a regular BBC show named 'Thought for the Day' amid a censorship row over a segment on Sikh teachings, has said that the growing tolerance against free speech in the United Kingdom is "wor
Updated : 1 year ago IST
Jakarta [Indonesia], Sep 3 (ANI): Indonesia is set to resurrect a colonial-era regulation that could lead to imprisonment of people who insult the president, in a move that critics said may demonstrate the country's creeping encroachment on free speech and expression.
Updated : 1 year, 2 months ago IST
London [UK], July 11 : An activist, advocating free speech at the Global Conference for Media Freedom here on Thursday, lashed out at Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi claiming that the Government of Pakistan had shut down his Twitter handle.
Updated : 1 year, 7 months ago IST
Moscow [Russia] Dec 20 (ANI): A day after Facebook blocked a page run by state-funded RT television, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday denounced the act by citing it as another example of pressure against the country's media and free speech but restrained from taking action
Updated : 2 years, 2 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 6 (ANI): On the 117th birth anniversary of Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee on Friday, Union Minister Arun Jaitley criticised the Congress party for amending the Constitution in 1951 to restrict the Jan Sangh founder from advocating 'Akhand Bharat'.
Updated : 2 years, 3 months ago IST
New York [USA], May 24 (ANI): A Federal Judge on Wednesday ruled that United States President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on microblogging platform, Twitter, as doing so violates their right to free speech under the First Amendment of the US Constitution.
Updated : 2 years, 8 months ago IST
London [United Kingdom], Jan.16 (ANI): There is a rising concern in Britain that its government is inexplicably keeping quiet about Pakistan's assault on free speech.
Updated : 2 years, 11 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], October 22 (ANI): The Congress Party on Sunday said that instead of criticising the Tamil film 'Mersal', the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi must respect the Freedom of Speech.