Is there an inherent Islamic hostility to representation?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 3, 2020


  The issue of Islam’s attitude to free expression is back in the news with …

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India’s internet gag in Kashmir has completed 105 days

by Rashmee

Posted on November 18, 2019


India’s internet gag completed 105 days on Sunday, November 17. The Wire’s Mudasir Ahmed reported…

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How Al-Farabi drew on Plato to argue for censorship in Islam

by Rashmee

Posted on November 12, 2018 / Aeon


You might not be familiar with the name Al-Farabi, a 10th-century thinker from Baghdad, but …

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Censorship of the web is already a worldwide norm, not the exception

by Rashmee

Posted on September 5, 2018 / The National


When Facebook and Twitter face US congressmen’s questions today (September 5) about policing online content, …

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How to save free speech in our Cosmopolis from the chilling assassin’s veto?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 20, 2016


Timothy Garton Ash, Oxford professor of European Studies, should know. He’s written a book about …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK