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Analysing challenges to freedom of expression in democratic societies, including restrictive laws, self-censorship, web surveillance, media regulation, national security and public order arguments to limit free speech.
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The Music In Exile Fund playlist

The Music In Exile Fund playlist

To coincide with the launch of the Music In Exile Fund, here is our celebration outspoken music that has caused disapproval and indignation

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South Africa’s “biggest protests since apartheid”

South Africa’s “biggest protests since apartheid”

Many South African universities remain closed as thousands of students protest proposed fee hikes in what is believed to be some of the largest demonstrations to hit the country since apartheid. So far, 29 South Africans have been charged with violent offences as police continue to use heavy-handed tactics. High treason is among the alleged […]
Rashid Razaq: As a Muslim, I know there is no God-given right not to be offended

Rashid Razaq: As a Muslim, I know there is no God-given right not to be offended

Satire is scary for people who can’t live with doubt. Because satire is all about creating doubt
Long line of unresolved attacks scars Serbian journalism

Long line of unresolved attacks scars Serbian journalism

Six months have elapsed since Davor Pasalic, editor of Serbian news agency FoNet, was brutally assaulted by unknown assailants, but police have made no progress in unmasking the culprits or discovering their motives. The attack is just one of a long line of violence against journalists in Serbia.
Padraig Reidy: Laugh? I nearly died. Of hunger

Padraig Reidy: Laugh? I nearly died. Of hunger

Those who have raised their voice attempting to prevent the development of a comedy show script based on the Irish famine are simply parading their ignorance