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Walk for Freedom: Why thousands of students, citizens are walking the talk on human trafficking

In the lead up to the Walk, The Movement India has conducted over 40 awareness workshops about human trafficking reaching over 4000 participants across India in just 45 days

Published on 18th October 2019
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From India's 'symbol of freedom' to a canvas for today's designers, here's how Khadi as a fabric has evolved

On Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, we trace the history of khadi to see how it has evolved with the changing needs of people and the fashion industry

Published on 1st October 2019
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When Gandhi was denied entry into temple over his England visit

The year was 1925, the place, the Bhagavathy Amman temple in Kanyakumari. Refused permission to enter the inner shrine by temple authorities

Published on 30th September 2019
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DUTA condemns police raid on Professor Hany Babu, vows to fight for academic freedom  

DUTA said that the arbitrary use of instruments of the state to harass and intimidate dissent is inexcusable  

Published on 10th September 2019
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IIT Guwahati to issue rules on what students, faculty can post on social media, to monitor 'likes and dislikes' too

The institute reasoned that comments, likes and dislikes on posts regarding the institute has a direct impact on global image of the institute

 

Published on 30th August 2019
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Fear large-scale crackdown of freedom of expression: Why over 300 artistes, academics, students sign petition supporting Pa Ranjith

Ranging from artists to writers to filmmakers to social activists to doctors to students, a wide range of people have signed the petition

Published on 18th June 2019
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'Sometimes, in exchange for freedom, you have to bleed', why everyone must listen to this Sudanese student's hard-hitting poem

The poem 'I am Sudan' by a 20-year-old Sudanese student Enas Saifeldin talks about the hardships of people in her country during the crisis  

Published on 18th June 2019
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Congress govt revises textbooks in Rajasthan, removes 'Veer' prefix from freedom activist Savarkar's name in History books

Congress Government in Rajasthan changes the chapter about Veer Savarkar in textbooks, removes prefix from his name

Published on 14th June 2019
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Students up in arms as Pondy's 145-year-old Calve School, which nurtured freedom fighters, to shut down

 Calve School was established in 1875 by Calvé Souprayachettiar (Kalavai Subburaya Chettiyar) and it functioned as a private grant-in-aid school from 1875 to 1877

Published on 12th June 2019
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Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists in presidential amnesty after global campaign

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were mobbed by media as they stepped out of Yangon's notorious Insein prison after their lengthy detention

Published on 7th May 2019
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Burundi schoolgirls jailed for doodling on president's photo

The trio has been in custody since March 12, when they were arrested with three other schoolgirls and a 13-year old boy

Published on 21st March 2019
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How an all-women driving school is giving wings of freedom to women 

The venture has helped thousands of Indian women to become more independent by offering them greater mobility and versatility

Published on 30th December 2018
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Women's rights body slams Kerala Cops for case against Kozhikode student who wrote poem on Kathua rape incident

The organisation's state vice president Mary Abraham said the girl student may have been prompted to write the poem to express her strong sense of pain over the Kathua rape incident

Published on 24th September 2018
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Why State-sponsored suppression of free speech should scare every one of us

Despite the Chief Justice's observation that there needs to be a place for dissent, can it really exist when the State is throwing our constitutional rights out the window? 

Published on 31st August 2018
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LGBT community has equal rights as Indians: How SC justified scrapping #Section377 

The Chief Justice also observed that the law was outdated and not in conjunction with societal norms, besides violating every Indian's fundamental right to equality and privacy

Published on 6th September 2018

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