Category : Denmark

Petition calls on Denmark to repeal blasphemy ban

alt informationAn international group of academics, writers and activists have signed a petition calling on Denmark to repeal its ban against blasphemy.

Denmark: Kurdish broadcaster vows to appeal to ECHR

alt informationKurdish broadcaster Roj TV has lost another battle in its long and controversial fight to stay on air, writes Georgia Hussey.

Denmark: arrest and protest as reading by controversial poet goes ahead

alt informationYahya Hassan has caused nationwide debate with his poetry, which is critical of Islam and parts of the Danish immigrant community

Index Index – International free speech round up 05/02/13

Index Index - International free speech round up 05/02/13

Bahraini activist serving life sentence writes letter from prison

Prominent Bahraini human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja has been serving a life sentence since April 2011 for his involvement in anti-government protests last year. Al-Khawaja, who is also a Danish citizen, recently wrote a letter from prison to the Minister of Foreign Affairs to push for his release

Danes ask EU to curb English libel law

Padraig Reidy: Danes ask EU to curb English libel law

Danish police make arrests in cartoonist murder plot

Danish police today arrested three people allegedly plotting to murder cartoonist Kurt Westergaard.