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Media, Democratic Politics and Citizen Journalism

Media plays a key role in liberal democratic regimes. There are many functions of media in enhancing democracy. Media freedom is essential to a...

Republic and Delhi’s hate-fueled rhetoric on British shores

Freedom of speech is a basic human need. In spite of what goes on the ground, it is universally protected across national borders. But...

Some Insights on the Constitutional Violations in Bangladesh

The Constitution is the supreme law of a state, which is the guardian of the overall security of the people. The Constitution is the...

Time to take action against SLAPPs

Free speech is a cherished right in Europe. But in some countries, certain rich and powerful people use specious lawsuits to censor, harass and...

Vast majority of crimes against journalists yet to be resolved: UNESCO

Even though 2020 saw a “slight decrease” in the rate of impunity for crimes against journalists, 87 per cent of such cases worldwide were...

Pakistani Hypocrisy on Combating Discrimination in Europe

As people are being hacked to death in France, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan decided to lecture Europe about discrimination. In addition to incredible...

Sakharov Prize 2020: meet the finalists

The democratic opposition in Belarus, Honduran environmental activists and the Archbishop of Mosul are the 2020 Sakharov Prize finalists. Chosen at a joint meeting of...

Is Media under self-censorship or Enforced Muzzling?

This year in August, torrential rains wreak havoc in the biggest city of Pakistan Karachi leaving 23 people dead and damaging city’s outdated infrastructure....

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Inspectors for Peace: A History of the International Atomic Energy Agency – Book Review

In the aftermath of the destruction in Hiroshima and...

The Decline of Europe Becomes More Evident

February 24 this year marks the second anniversary of...

‘Good fences make good neighbours’- Does it? Analysing the India-Maldives Diplomatic Relations

The classical Indian scholar Kautilya, in his book Arthashastra,...

Soccer incidents call into question fundaments of Saudi-Iranian detente

Two recent soccer incidents suggest that beyond optics little...

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