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So much for free speech...

It's a complicated issue, admits Kate Smurthwaite.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Making waves: Kholoud Waleed

Dario Sabaghi talks to Kholoud Waleed about her battle for freedom of speech in Syria..…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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S** and the city

This week marks a year since Hamas bludgeoned their way to power inGaza. It has been a hell of a year here, with Israel sealing the entireGaza Strip and imposing a crippling siege on 1.5 million people, whilstthe so-called ‘International Community’ shamelessly continues to lookthe other way.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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NI contributor's freedom of speech under threat

NI co-editor Dinyar Godrej, alterted us to the situation regarding political psychologist and NI contributor,Professor Ashis Nandy. Nandy is at the centre of a firestorm over anarticle he wrote after last year's elections in the Indian state ofGujarat which resulted in the re-election of one of India's mostincendiary politicians – Narendra Modi of the HindunationalistBharatiya Janata Party. In his article published in the Times of India,Nandy bemoans the current state of affairs in this…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Between a monarch and a hard place

In Thailand, criticizing the king can land you in a heap of trouble. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Free speech fallacies

Oxford University student Clare Fisher writes in to tell us her viewson the recent controversy surrounding the Oxford Union's decision tohold a debate on free speech including the controversial head of theFar Right British National Party (BNP), Nick Griffin, and Holocaustdenier David Irving. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Kenya’s political cyber war

Tension that manifested itself in physical violence after the 2007 general election has moved to social media for 2013, reports Moses Wasamu.…

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Universities are the new battleground for free speech

Police clamp down on students outside Orwell’s ‘Ministry of Truth’. The irony is not lost on Patrick Thompson.…

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No time for complacency

Amit Singh calls for a real debate on freedom of speech in the West.…

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The unspoken and the unspeakable

More than freedom of expression is under threat in Bangladesh, where the policing of dissent has led to a high-profile court case, writes Dina M Siddiqi.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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