Awaaz, Freedom of speech on social media, Self Expression

Freedom of Speech

Pakistan got its first constitution, nine years after independence, on March 23, 1956. This constitution guaranteed the right to freedom of expression under Article 8. The freedom of press was not mentioned here. This constitution was based on the Government of India Act of 1935 and was abrogated by the military regime of Field Marshal… Continue reading Freedom of Speech

Awaaz

Freedom Of Speech, A Fundamental Right

Freedom of speech is a fundamental human right. Everybody is allowed and has this complete right of expressing themselves in every socially appropriate way that they want to express themselves in. Restricting freedom of speech is a crime in itself. Why would one not allow somebody to speak what they really want to say? They… Continue reading Freedom Of Speech, A Fundamental Right

Awaaz, Freedom of speech on social media

Zuckerberg-ization

Social media is now the main source of news for the whole world, especially young people: 61% of American millennials say Facebook is theirĀ primary sourceĀ of political news. Social media has portrayed itself as the gatekeeper, people expect the social media to play the role of an impartial arbiter of the information we receive, upholding freedom… Continue reading Zuckerberg-ization