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World Press Freedom Day observed

World Press Freedom Day observed

World Press Freedom Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993, following the recommendation of UNESCO’s General Conference. Since then, 3rd May, the anniversary of the Declaration of Windhoek is celebrated worldwide as World Press Freedom Day. ...

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My govt will ensure complete freedom of faith, PM says

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said violence against any religion on any pretext could not be accepted and condemned such violence. The PM, addressing a gathering comprising largely Christian community leaders, said his government would ensure complete freedom of ...

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‘The freedom of religion’

Many times as President, I’ve been reminded of a line of prayer that Eleanor Roosevelt was fond of. She said, “Keep us at tasks too hard for us that we may be driven to Thee for strength.” I’ve wondered at ...

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Identity and freedom

The awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to two activists for childrens’ rights in South Asia, Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi from India, is a welcome reminder that much remains to be done in this part of the ...

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