The language the UK government uses on faith-related subjects matters. It models – for everyone living in the UK – how to best engage with diverse manifestations of belief.
Content moderation by automated systems could be a form of prior restraint.
When President Daniel Ortega returned to power in 2006, church figures supported him. Violent repression after the 2018 protests has soured the relationship and made clergy targets for intimidation.
Anti-Islam activists in Sweden have repeatedly burned Qurans in public, not only earning the country vehement criticism from Muslim countries but also raising the threat of terrorism.
Two human rights activists have been acquitted of defaming a powerful government minister. It’s the latest in a string of concerning authoritarian uses of Indonesian law.
Corporate and political actors know more about how our minds work than we do. The right to free thought can no longer be our ‘forgotten freedom’
Anti-SLAPP legislation is being drawn up to protect journalists from being hounded out of reporting on corruption – but agreeing on key definitions is proving difficult.
A legal expert explains the complicated process of prosecuting speech hate crimes.
As a passionate and partisan defender of Allende’s socialism, Guzmán’s films celebrate popular protest and struggles for democracy and equality in Chile.
Opposition activists have previously been accused of treason and unpatriotic behaviour for expressing concerns about human rights abuses.
Two sociologists break down how cases related to plaintiffs’ beliefs and LGBTQ+ rights have fared in federal courts over several decades.
New research highlights how the people who value free speech may not be the ones who benefit from it the most.
Freedom of expression was the one remaining gain of Tunisia’s 2011 revolution, but it is now severely threatened by a populist president.
The ability of professors to freely teach and write about controversial topics without fear of retribution is nothing new.
A Scottish parliamentary committee is investigating whether the nation’s laws to protect journalistic freedoms need to be tightened.
‘Congress shall make no law … abridging the freedom of speech.’ It’s often misunderstood, by many Americans. A constitutional scholar explains what it really boils down to.
Anna Betz says she was told to pick a sticker off her laptop when visiting the palace of Westminster.
Indonesia’s new Criminal Code carries problematic articles that threaten democracy and freedom of speech, and have the potential to disrupt the private spaces of the citizens.
The historic conviction of Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and one other co-defendant for seditious conspiracy has implications for free speech and the future of the militia movement in the US.
Many people accept the Egyptian government’s restrictions on freedoms, for a variety of conflicting reasons.