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Where Were the Post-Hebdo Free Speech Crusaders as France Spent the Last Year Crushing Free Speech?
It’s been almost one year since millions of people – led by the world’s most repressive tyrants – marched in Paris ostensibly in favor of free speech . Since then, the French government – which led the way trumpeting the vital importance of free speech in the wake of the Charlie Hedbo killings –...
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In Retrospect: A Year of Sharpening Contradictions
Reprint, revised Note: The horrific murder of 12 persons and the wounding of 11 in the attack on the staff of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo by terrorists on January 7 this year was followed on the evening of 13 November by six coordinated attacks, killing 130 people, including 89 at the...
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After Paris, Rights Groups Warn Against Knee-Jerk 'National Security' Overreach
'Whilst closed oppressive societies breed hatred and barbarism, open reflective states built on rights, freedoms and the rule of law ultimately prevail.'
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Paris Terror Attacks: France Now Faces Fight Against Fear and Exclusion
The attacks that took place at a series of venues in Paris on November 13 are already the deadliest on French soil since 1945. At least 127 people have been killed in six different places. Reports say that another 100 are in “absolute” critical condition. Police have reported that eight people...
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With New Spy Bill, France OKs Mass Surveillance
'[T]he French Constitutional Council legalizes mass surveillance and endorses a historical decline in fundamental rights,' says digital rights group
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Citing Ridicule of Islam, Writers Protest Charlie Hebdo 'Courage' Award
'This is not a voice of dissent,' says writer Deborah Eisenberg, 'this is the voice of a mob.'
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Amid Speech Crackdown, French Comedian Found Guilty for Facebook Post
Dieudonné was one of dozens arrested in the wake of Charlie Hebdo attack
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After Paris and Copenhagen, Let’s Not Forget Corporate Censorship
It has been a bad and bloody few months. From the brutal mass murder at the offices of Charlie Hedbo to the tragedy in Copenhagen, the purportedly cherished Western values of freedom of speech and freedom of the press came under attack from religious extremism. The hashtag #JeSuisCharlie , which...
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In Gesture of Solidarity, Norwegian Muslims Form 'Ring of Peace' Around Oslo Synagogue
'There are many more peace mongers than war mongers,' an organizer said.
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Copenhagen Gunman, Known to Intelligence Services, Killed By Police
Suspect 'may have been inspired by the events in Paris some weeks ago '
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