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
Social media is now the main source of news for the whole world, especially young people: 61% of American millennials say Facebook is their primary source 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
"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter" - Martin Luther King, jr. It is stated clearly in quote above that people must speak about the salient matters. But what if people want to speak up but they're not given the right to do so? What if they want… Continue reading Free speech – A moral duty.
Social media and is a fantastic way to get people to express themselves. Whether it it be via a Facebook status, writing on walls, Twitter updates, photos you share, these are all extensions of you and your personality. They help portray your interests, your views and help show people who you are. They offer a… Continue reading Speak up before its too late.