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The coming year holds the possibility of both positive developments and troubling setbacks for press freedom worldwide.
Internet freedom improved in India for the second consecutive year in 2015, even as more governments worldwide censored information of public interest and expanded surveillance.
The net neutrality debate that captured the attention of internet users in the United States and turned them into digital advocates has now reached the world’s largest democracy.
The death of Rajni Kothari has deprived India one of its most eminent public intellectuals and defenders of fundamental rights.