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APEX Express – South Asia Spotlight on Rising Trend of Censorship and Attacks to Free Speech in India

Tonight’s South Asia special produced and hosted by Preeti Mangala Shekar, features highlights from a panel held recently at the London School of Economics. Meena Dhanda, Professor of Philosophy and Cultural Politics at the University of Wolverhampton in the UK, discusses the current disturbing climate of heightened surveillance and censorship imposed by the Indian state on academics and activists.

 

 

Later in the show, we bring you excerpts and analyses from Indian journalist Nupur Basu’s cutting edge film the Velvet Revolution, that examines the risks women journalists reporting on corruption and human rights violations  all over the world face.

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