Freedom of speech proponents hit out at TV underwear ban

Freedom of expression activists has slammed the recent memo sent to broadcasters instructing them against showing undergarments during home shopping segments.

“A common argument in support of censorship is that notions of decency, morals and modesty must always prevail, and so laws and restrictions must be in place to safeguard such standards for the betterment of society,” CIJ executive director Wathshlah G Naidu said.

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