Sep 2013 07

Workshop on the Criminalisation of Speech and the Defence of Journalists

National Law University, New Delhi

The Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University Delhi and the Media Legal Defence Initiative are organising a workshop on 7 September 2013 at National Law University, Delhi, on the topic of criminalisation of speech and the defence of journalists.

The workshop will discuss recent legislations and litigation around themes such as defamation, national security, sedition and offending religious sentiments as well as cross-cutting issues around the liability of intermediaries, due process and the availability of legal resources. The invitees for the workshop will be drawn from practitioners across the country, and will also include a small number of lawyers from Nepal, Bangladesh, Southeast Asia, the United Kingdom and the United States.

The Internet Democracy Project is participating.