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Reflection of larger threats to freedom of speech: Editors Guild on case against Meghalaya scribe

New Delhi, November 23: The Editors Guild of India has expressed deep concern over Shillong Times editor Patricia Mukhim being "dragged through a cumbersome criminal charge procedure" on a complaint over a social media post and said her case is a reflection of the larger threats to freedom of speech in the country.In a statement, the Guild said Mukhim's case is an example of how multiple legal provisions can be used against free speech and therefore against free press.The statement comes days after Mukhim resigned as member of Editors Guild...
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