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Statement: The Modi Question, Democracy and Dissent in India

On January 28, 2023 By Saif Iqbal
Washington, D.C. | www.mpac.org | January 28, 2023 — The Modi government’s blocking of BBC’s new documentary on the 2002 Anti-Muslim Gujarat Riots is another move in an increasingly troublesome pattern of stifling of dissent in India. The documentary, “India: The Modi Question,” revealed the previously undisclosed findings of a…
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Statement: The Burning of the Quran, Free Speech, and Double Standards in Public Discourse

On January 27, 2023 By MPAC
Washington, D.C. | www.mpac.org | January 27, 2023 — The recent burning of the Quran in Sweden has brought into the mainstream questions around freedom of expression, the continued rise of right-wing ideologies across the globe, and double standards in public discourse.  Freedom of speech, enshrined in the First Amendment…
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Statement: Harvard Fellow Kenneth Roth, Criticism of Israel, and Academia

On January 20, 2023 By MPAC
Washington, D.C. | www.mpac.org | January 20, 2023 — Freedom of expression is one of the founding principles of our nation, without which we cannot grow and improve as a society. One of the most important institutions in which this principle is expressed is the university. Over the last two…
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