In a Northern European democracy in 2014, we should not be capitulating to the most regressive, reactionary forces in Islam, but rather supporting those reformist voices who speak out.
Tag Archives: free speech
The challenge facing contemporary liberalism runs far deeper than the leader of the Liberal Democrats.
If restrictions on free expression continue, Turkey will no longer be able to call itself a democracy
If limitations on the freedom of expression continue, Turkey will be faced with placement in the same ‘not free’ category as Iran and Saudi Arabia.
Sadly, an attempt to challenge lazy and dangerous anti-Muslim stereotypes has ended up reinforcing them.
The decision by the House of Lords to pass an amendment removing the word ‘insulting’ from Section 5 of the Public Order Act is a victory for free speech and should be welcomed.
Prateek Buch looks at the reaction to the Leveson Report by the press and politicians, and argues for regulation and against the anti-Leveson rhetoric.
The Libel Reform campaign has said it is “delighted” with the government’s plans to introduce a Defamation Bill, outlined in the Queen’s Speech today.
Alex Hern reports on the uncomfortable fact that US law now seems to apply to everywhere online, no matter where you actually are
With the Olympic Games coming to London this summer, Alex Hern covers the slightly overbearing brand protection employed by LOCOG. Just don’t say 2012…
Free speech campaigner Councillor Michael Harris explains why it is wrong to arrest far-right Tory Jeremy Clarkson for his sickening anti-trade union rant.