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India's Free Speech Apocalypse

By Tanisha Mohapatra Published March 31, 2016

Written by Tanisha Mohapatra, 3/31/2016 India has long been embroiled in tensions over rights of free speech. Although the country is a democracy in structure and promotes the protection of these rights, the government's arrest of Kanhaiya Kumar and crackdown on student activism has only highlighted the nation's need to practice its preachings.