shrinking space


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shrinking space

[¦shriŋk·iŋ ′spās]
(mathematics)
The conjugate space of a Banach space with basis x1, x2,…, which satisfies the property that, for any continuous linear functional ƒ, the norm of ƒ with domain restricted to the linear span of xn +1, xn +2,… approaches zero as n approaches infinity.
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Devy, who hails from Vadodara, said he was returning the award to express solidarity with Nayantara Sahgal, Ashok Vajpeyi and others who have given up their awards to condemn the shrinking space for free expression step up protest, Devy
WASHINGTON -- Pakistan's resolve to combat extremism is shrinking space for terrorists and they are on the run in the country, Pakistan's ambassador to the United States Jalil Abbas Jilani said here on Tuesday.
One element of curtailed freedoms documented in the report includes the quashed role of civil society in Egypt: "Human rights NGOs and civil society activists describe a steadily shrinking space for peaceful dissent, leading some of them to self-censor many of their political activities that could be deemed controversial, or even leave the country," it reads.
The end of Youssef's show reflected the growing intolerance for criticism of authorities and the shrinking space for freedom of expression since 2013.
In many places in the world, this has resulted in shrinking space for civil society.
We regret the increasingly shrinking space for rights-based organizations, in particular those promoting women's rights and youth empowerment.
WASHINGTON, March 14 (KUNA) -- The US is deeply troubled by the "rapidly shrinking space for independent and free media in Russia," said Department of State Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf Friday.
For decades, Singapore's success had been predicated on an expanding labor force (though both birthrate and immigration), but an aging population and shrinking space to expand has necessitated a shift to productivity-driven growth.
Meanwhile, HRW has also documented a shrinking space for media and civil society to independently report on the protests.
While no Israeli leader -- left, right or center -- has since deviated from this vision, Palestinians have grown in number within an ever shrinking space.
It said in its annual report submitted to the 101st Session of the International Labor Conference that the Israeli occupation and expansion of settlements lead to "a shrinking space for Palestinian development.
This is above all due to the realities of the occupation on the ground and the unabated expansion of Israeli settlements, leading to a shrinking space for Palestinian development, says the report.