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Noted activist-journalist Umit Uzturk delivers talk on state of press after failed Turkish coup
In light of the July 15th coup attempt in Turkey and the ailing state of freedom of expression in the country thereafter, noted journalist and human rights activist of Turkish origin, Umit Ozturk delivered a talk in Brighton, UK on July 27th. Torture During his talk titled Turkey: The biggest prison for journalists in the world,...
Tryst with the street art of Brighton
He holds a small piece of charcoal and begins carving the eyes first, then the hair, then a few more quick strokes and within the span of a couple of minutes the image of a lady stares out from the paper. “£5 please,” says Michael, as he hands over the portrait wrapped in newspaper to the lady. The lady, on...
Riots of love Riots, Love, Avi Dandiya, News, Kettle Mag, Shamim Zakaria
Avi Dandiya - a few weeks ago this was just another name on social media. However, today this name is thronging the social sphere in India and now the international stage as well, carrying the message of peace and brotherhood.  The story began with a simple video. While there was a rise in religious friction in India, with Indian...
Death threats to Indian filmmaker amid debates over rising intolerance in the country
A young Indian filmmaker's life has allegedly been threatened by members of a student wing affiliated to the ruling government for making a riot documentary. Kumar Gaurav, 18, received the death threats. He said:  “I am not terrified by these threats. No one can take away my freedom of expression and I will continue expressing. If...