Freedom of speech

UK lecturers ‘strongly support colleagues’ academic freedom’ | World news

British university staff oppose efforts to sack colleagues who produce controversial research, according to a report on political diversity in higher education that claims to reveal “an important reservoir of support for

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India arrests 50 journalists in clampdown on critics of Covid-19 response | Global development

Facing a continuing upward trajectory in Covid-19 cases, the Indian government is clamping down on media coverage critical of its handling of the pandemic. More than 50 Indian journalists have been arrested

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Maria Ressa and an attack on the free press in the Philippines – podcast | News

Maria Ressa is one of the most prominent journalists in the Philippines with decades of experience in print and TV reporting. She is also executive editor of Rappler, an online news site.

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