‘Misleading, incorrect’: Centre reacts after world freedom watchdog downgrades India to ‘partly free’

The authorities on Friday termed the Washington-based assume tank Freedom House’s report, which demoted India’s freedom rating from “free” to “partly free”, as “misleading, incorrect and misplaced”, whereas sustaining that India treats all residents equally with out discrimination. The Freedom House report had decreased India’s rating to 67 from 71, with 100 being the rating for… Continue reading ‘Misleading, incorrect’: Centre reacts after world freedom watchdog downgrades India to ‘partly free’

Freedom House: Syria, Western Sahara worst in world for political rights

Mar 4, 2021 Several Middle Eastern and North African states scored badly in Freedom House’s rankings for 2021. The suppose tank, which receives the majority of its funding from the US authorities, launched its findings on the state of democracy around the globe Wednesday. Freedom House ranked Syria because the nation with the least political rights… Continue reading Freedom House: Syria, Western Sahara worst in world for political rights

In Hong Kong, freedom of expression is shrinking quick

In 2018, the late chef, traveller and tv persona, Anthony Bourdain, made a programme about Hong Kong by which he interviewed members of a neighborhood post-punk band. One of them spoke of considerations about disappearing freedoms and the dearth of venues to carry out in. But, they declared, they had been free to say and… Continue reading In Hong Kong, freedom of expression is shrinking quick

Respect freedom of expression in Kashmir: US tells India

DUBAI: The US has urged India to raise its web blockade in occupied Kashmir and respect freedom of expression within the occupied territory.  These remarks had been made by Zed Tarar, the US State Department’s Urdu Spokesperson throughout an unique interview to Geo information.  “Pakistan and India should work out for the reduction of tensions… Continue reading Respect freedom of expression in Kashmir: US tells India

UK says Hong Kong provide upholds ‘freedom and autonomy’

Under scheme that comes into impact on Sunday, Hong Kong individuals with BN(O) standing could have path to UK citizenship. Britain’s authorities mentioned on Friday it was standing by the individuals of its former colony Hong Kong within the face of a Chinese crackdown because it ready to launch a settlement scheme that would enable… Continue reading UK says Hong Kong provide upholds ‘freedom and autonomy’

Meghan Markle Staffer Fact-Checked ‘Finding Freedom’ for Authors, British Court Hears

Ben Birchall – WPA Pool / Getty PicturesPrince Harry and Meghan Markle’s most senior royal aide fact-checked the e book Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family to “make sure” authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand “got nothing wrong,” a senior editor on the Mail on Sunday claimed Wednesday… Continue reading Meghan Markle Staffer Fact-Checked ‘Finding Freedom’ for Authors, British Court Hears

Tech guru Durov warns Apple & Google pose risk to freedom, as Russian Senator says Trump Twitter ban a problem to sovereignty

The move by US Tech firms to censor US President Donald Trump has raised concern in Russia, with politicians and IT business figures expressing considerations about it, and about its potential implications for political freedoms. Alexey Pushkov, a distinguished Senator and Chairman of the Federation Council on Information Policy and Media Relations warned on Sunday… Continue reading Tech guru Durov warns Apple & Google pose risk to freedom, as Russian Senator says Trump Twitter ban a problem to sovereignty

MP cupboard set to clear Freedom to Religion Bill 2020 as ordinance right this moment

The Madhya Pradesh authorities is all set to take the ordinance route very similar to the Uttar Pradesh authorities to clear its stringent regulation prohibiting compelled spiritual conversion underneath its Freedom to Religion Bill 2020 in a particular cupboard session Tuesday. This comes after the three-day session of the meeting was cancelled owing to excessive… Continue reading MP cupboard set to clear Freedom to Religion Bill 2020 as ordinance right this moment

Joining the EU results in extra financial freedom and prosperity

A functioning and aggressive market economic system is among the cornerstones of the European Union and has at all times been a prerequisite for any nation wishing to hitch the Union. Yet, the financial and monetary disaster of the final decade challenged the a number of EU insurance policies and questioned the flexibility of the… Continue reading Joining the EU results in extra financial freedom and prosperity

Pompeo labels Putin ‘enemy’ of freedom as Trump period ends in disagreement with Russia

Any hopes Moscow might have that relations with the US might enhance throughout Donald Trump’s remaining month in workplace are probably fading, as Mike Pompeo claimed Russia is an “enemy” of the US amid a rising spat between the 2 nations. In an interview with conservative speak present host Mark Levin on Friday, Secretary of… Continue reading Pompeo labels Putin ‘enemy’ of freedom as Trump period ends in disagreement with Russia