ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Free Speech - Hate Speech: The Taslima Nasreen Case

The Taslima Nasreen case - which concerns the right to freedom of speech in conflict with the right of faith communities to dignity, along with issues related to women's rights - is not being treated by the media with the nuanced sensitivity that it deserves. Public discourse continues to be in the grip of communal-secular/liberal-fundamentalist labels, especially when dealing with Muslim social and ethno-religious issues.


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