Awaaz Do: An Indian Express Series

What exactly is freedom of speech? How does one exercise it and defend it? More importantly, why does it matter? And why should you, as a citizen, care about it? In our latest podcast series, Awaaz Do, Neha Mathews attempts to answer these questions through conversations with activists, lawyers, artists and others, and uncovers the various ways in which our free speech is restricted.

Awaaz Do: An Indian Express SeriesWhat exactly is freedom of speech? How does one exercise it and defend it? More importantly, why does it matter? And why should you, as a citizen, care about it? In our latest podcast series, Awaaz Do, Neha Mathews attempts to answer these questions through conversations with activists, lawyers, artists and others, and uncovers the various ways in which our free speech is restricted.
Episode November 4, 2018

Awaaz Do: A panel discussion about freedom of speech on the internet

Express Audio, the podcast division of The Indian Express, is excited to present a live panel discussion around freedom of expression featuring Dhanya Rajendran, (Editor-in-Chief, The News Minute), Urmila Pullat (Human Rights lawyer and researcher...

Episode 4 August 28, 2018

Awaaz Do finale: Defending our Freedom of Speech and Expression

For the finale of Awaaz Do, we talk to a Dalit Hip Hop artist, a student who organised the Hok Kolorob protests in Kolkata, a digital rights lawyer and a human rights campaigner.

Episode 3 August 21, 2018

How is free speech restricted?

How is free speech and expression restricted? Are vulnerable people disproportionately affected by these restrictions? We talk to Shehla Rashid Shora, Urmila Pullat and Smita Vanniyar.

Episode 2 August 14, 2018

What does freedom mean to you?

Why does free speech matter and who needs it the most? We talk to Javed Tak, Shehla Rashid Shora, Shabnam Hasmi and Colin Gonsalves.

Episode 1 August 14, 2018

Awaaz Do: An Indian Express series

What exactly is freedom of speech? How does one exercise it and defend it? More importantly, why does it matter? Promo for our new series Awaaz Do.