Chhattisgarh Mediapersons Protection Bill 2023
The Chhattisgarh legislative Assembly has passed a Bill for the protection of mediapersons and to prevent violence against them. The Chief Minister, Bhupesh Baghel, tabled the Chhattisgarh Mediapersons Protection Bill 2023 in the House for discussion and was pleased with ..
Tags: Chhattisgarh • Free Speech • Violence
Month: Current Affairs - March, 2023
Category: States Current Affairs
India Signs Christchurch Call to Action
India has decided to sign an international call initiated by the governments of France and New Zealand along with top social media companies to eliminate the violent and terrorist content online. Christchurch Call to Action Christchurch Call to Action was ..
Tags: Australia • Canada • Christchurch attacks • Christchurch Call to Action • Daily Motion
Priyanka Sharma Case and Freedom of Expression
What is the case? Priyanka Sharma, who is an activist of a political party, was arrested for sharing a morphed photo of West Bengal Chief Minister on Facebook. West Bengal Police arrested her based on the complaint which stated the ..
Tags: Elections • Facebook • Free Speech • Justice • Supreme court
Singapore Criminalises Publication of Fake News
Singapore has passed a law (The Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill) which criminalises publication of fake news in country and allows government to block and order removal of such content. Key Features of Law It bans falsehoods (fake ..
Tags: Fake news • Free Speech • Human Rights Watch • Singapore • The Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019