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Tag Archives: freedom of expression

  1. Bridgetown US Embassy Joins with the Nidhe Israel Synagogue for International Holocaust Remembrance Day

    U.S. Ambassador to Barbados Linda Taglialatela and members of the U.S. Embassy community participated in a candle lighting ceremony at the Nidhe Israel Synagogue and Museum in Bridgetown to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday, January 27. Chairman of the Barbados Synagogue Historic District Sir Paul Altman welcomed the delegation and led the group […]

    January 28, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  2. Attorney General of #Barbados, Dale Marshall Speaks to Freedom Of Information 2

    More of Attorney General Dale Marshall‘s comments on addressing #Corruption as well as Medicinal #Cannabis as he spoke with media workers in #Barbados on Aug. 11th. Mr. Marshall outlined the background to many critical issues which affect #blogging and #journalism during the annual general meeting of the Barbados Association of #Journalists and Media Workers, it […]

    August 18, 2019Crime, Video GalleryNo comments

    CALYPSONIAN CHAD ‘SIR RUEL’ BOWEN is singing the blues after both the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and Voice Of Barbados VOB) pulled the plug on two of his social commentaries. “I have two political songs – Run For Cover, written by Nick Joseph, and Not My Vote written by Invader. CBC has banned both but […]

    July 2, 2017Controversy, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. ‘COURT’ – Vivek Gomber, Pradeep Joshi & Usha Bane (India: 2015)

    A sewerage worker’s dead body is found inside a manhole in Mumbai. An aging folk singer is tried in court on charges of abetment of suicide. He is accused of performing an inflammatory song which might have incited the worker to commit the act. As the trial unfolds, the personal lives of the lawyers and […]

    July 30, 2015Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. “THE FIGHT-BACK HAS BEGUN!” by ‘Clement Payne Movement’

    Barbados – as we all know – is suffering from a dearth of national political leadership, and is currently in a state of crisis and great peril. But the good news is that we are beginning to see positive signs which suggest that the “fight-back” to save and restore Barbados has begun! These recent positive […]

    July 25, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  6. Head of IPI’s Turkish National Committee fired over tweet critical of Turkish president

    The International Press Institute (IPI) and its affiliate South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) said they were deeply troubled by the firing of IPI Turkish National Committee President Kadri Gürsel from his position as a columnist at Milliyet newspaper over a tweet critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an. Gürsel was informed yesterday by the paper’s […]

    July 25, 2015ControversyNo comments
  7. Captain Sawyer lambasted for commentary on old Bajan life, silence on incestuous social media video? July 10, 2015Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. “Terrorism – is not a Western problem only” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    There are many victims of terrorism carried out in the name of Allah and the prophet Muhammad, but none more so than people of the Muslim faith or people with Muslim names. Throughout the world, perfectly innocent, law-abiding Muslims have become objects of suspicion and fear because of the despicable terrorist acts executed by so-called […]

    January 19, 2015Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  9. The Human Rights Revolution: GURIEV – Facebook Faces Down Putin

    On December 20, Russia’s government requested that Facebook block a page used to rally opponents of President Vladimir Putin. Facebook initially agreed, but allowed a new page to be opened the next day. By demonstrating that at least some Western companies care about values that cannot be expressed on their bottom line, Facebook undermined a […]

    January 9, 2015Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  10. Statement by Head of the European Union Delegation to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Ambassador Mikael Barfod following the horrific attack on the Charlie Hebdo Magazine in France on 7th January

    The European Union and its Member States condemn the horrific and cowardly attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo in France on Wednesday 7 January. The attack was not only an attack on over twenty innocent civilians, but also on two of the most fundamental values shared by the European Union and democracies the world […]

    January 9, 2015Editorial, PoliticalNo comments