Tag Archives: Free speech

Free access to the Index on Censorship Magazine spring issue

Giving voice to the individuals and organisations who fight censorship and campaign for free speech around the world, last night saw the annual Index On Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards, supported by SAGE, take place. To mark this event, you … Continue reading

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Who is winning the battle to control the internet?

From Index on Censorship A diverse landscape for open debate, creativity and innovation, the digital world has in many ways been a gift for free expression. A place for spreading news quickly and information-sharing, for highlighting the most profound violations … Continue reading

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Are WikiLeaks revelations an essential method of holding the US government to account?

The urge to classify From Index on Censorship Are revelations by WikiLeaks one of the few means of holding the government to account? When Barack Obama took office as president he identified transparency as one of the highest priorities on … Continue reading

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Reform of English laws on free speech

(Originally posted on socialsciencespace) The British government has confirmed that it will introduce a Defamation Bill in the spring, to change the law on libel and free speech. The proposed new law will clarify the existing defences of fair comment … Continue reading

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