freedom of speech


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freedom of speech

The right to express one's opinion without censorship or other forms of punishment imposed by the government. In the United States, freedom of speech is protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution. The editor does not want to print my controversial article, but I'm pushing for it to appear in the next issue—what about freedom of speech?
See also: freedom, of, speech
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We strive to ensure that we promote freedom of speech for our students, staff and visiting speakers.
The freedom of speech and information is ensured in Azerbaijan, a regulatory and legal basis has been developed based on the international standards to regulate this area, hundreds of media outlets act freely, 82 percent of the population has access to the Internet.
Congress leader Shobha Oza told ANI, "The freedom of speech was restricted in the parliament when our MPs tried to protest lynching and violence over cow slaughter and were immediately suspended.
Indeed, and with great respect to Ms Sykes, in the context of our preciously preserved rights of freedom of speech and expression, to such citizens, including Clr Turner, if being true to their principles, it is essential.
You don't want to put writers in prison, not because of freedom of speech but because it will portray a negative image of the state.
Keywords: Freedom of speech, hate speech, human rights, minorities, racism, ethnicity, religion, language.
In the third chapter, "Balancing Freedom of Speech and the Rights of Muslim Minority Groups in the Australian Context," Ghena Krayem states that her target is to historically explore what kind of responses Muslims have taken in regard to insults toward their Prophet.
How can a thinking individual not protest against attempts like HR 569 to limit the basic human right of freedom of speech and expression?
Human rights activist and lawyer Amal Clooney did just that at the India Today Conclave 2016 when she talked fiercely and eloquently about freedom of speech and the shrinking liberal space across the world.
They asked to see the difference between the freedom of speech and permissiveness, which is unacceptable.
According to Bahrain's constitution, law and international agreements a person is entitled to freedom of speech," the judge said as he read out the verdict yesterday.
20 -- Freedom of speech or freedom of expression is the phrase popular in the Western part of our planet in the recent weeks.
I AGREE with Alison Phillips that freedom of speech also gives us the freedom not to say things that might offend (Mirror, January 14).
My instinct, following the brutal murders of the 12 journalists and cartoonists of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, was that newspapers and other media outlets should support freedom of speech and their fallen colleagues by running the cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad the murderers had found so objectionable.
FREEDOM of speech and respect for the law are regarded as the most important British values, according to a new poll.
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