Academic Freedom in India
“[T]his was part of an escalating strategy where public intellectuals, civil society advocates, and human rights defenders who are progressive, liberal, with a certain idea of the free university and freedom of speech in a democratic society, were being identified, discouraged, and targeted…it is dangerous to speak up in India today.”
Angana Chatterji, Research Anthropologist and Co-chair of CRG’s Initiative on Political Conflict, Gender and People’s Rights, is quoted and profiled in a Time magazine article about increasing threats to academic freedom under the Indian government.
To read the article visit: https://time.com/5948112/academic-freedom-india-mehta/
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