United States Rises to Siege Freedom of Expression in India – 02/02/2021 – Nelson de Sa

United States Rises to Siege Freedom of Expression in India - 02/02/2021 - Nelson de Sa

It featured a tweet by singer Rihanna with an image of protest against Indian farmers in New Delhi, asking: “Why are we not talking about this?“.

new York Times, the Atlantic I other He next day focused less on farmers and more on “fear”, saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was adopting an undemocratic “standard” – which included “protesting voices, blocking the Internet and suppressing journalists”.

The case of the American platform Twitter was highlighted, which led to Modi’s order suspending the accounts of dozens of journalists and proceeding further, under criticism.

The NYT media columnist reported that “Is incredibly important“That the Indian government is now threatening to arrest the employees of the forum for seven years if they do not suspend the accounts.

Twitter “can follow TikTok’s Way“, That is, the ban from India ended.

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According to german state German waveThe President of Ukraine banned “three opposition opposition” TV stations.

And, according to the state-owned Qatari al JazeeraThe British government, which had already shut down Iran’s state-owned company PressTV, has now shut down China’s state-owned company CGTN. “Shortly afterwards,” the Chinese government threatened against the state-owned BBC.

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As of this Thursday (4) while starting its foreign policy Wall Street JournalThe US president cited allied countries “Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Japan, South Korea and Australia”, but not India or Brazil.

Declaring that he is to “rebuild the strength of democratic alliances that have reorganized in previous years due to neglect and abuse” by Trump.

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The South China Morning Post Biden’s speech highlighted that he called China “the most serious competitor of the United States”. In addition, he promised to “face the challenges we face directly” by Beijing for “our prosperity, security and democratic values”.

Before this SCMP The report noted that the US State Department responded to Taiwan by stating that it maintains a single China policy.

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a the Atlantic Headline said Biden’s “America First Vaccine Strategy” (above) “reversed many of Trump’s secessionist policies”, but also extended prominence over vaccines enacted in December.

“Far from supporting more equal distribution worldwide, the US has continued to do it under Biden,” he criticized.

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