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Growing up in South Korea in the 1960s and '70s, media studies professor Kyu Ho Youm did not have the same rights to freedom of expression he enjoys today, as a naturalized citizen of the United States. That disparity has shaped his lifelong passion for free speech issues and driven him to become one ...
"The courts do not have a consistent approach in contempt of court charges but they have been adopting a liberal approach, ensuring freedom of expression even against judicial decisions," Dr Ram Krishna Timalsena, former registrar of the Supreme Court, told Republica. "This state of affairs shows that ...

Khartoum, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- The European Union (EU) on Thursday urged the Sudanese government to allow freedom of expression for citizens protesting against price rises. "The ambassadors of the resident EU embassies in Sudan are following closely the protests across the country and the ...
On Jan. 15, the Museum of Fine arts, Boston will host its annual open house in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The open house will include free admission for all patrons as well as a number of activities highlighting the artists of color in the museum's collection. Linda Apple, director of volunteer and ...
SIOUX CITY | Some speech by Sioux City public school students would be prohibited under a measure that received final approval Monday from the school board. A revision to the district's freedom of expression policy adds marital status, physical attributes and political beliefs to the list of prohibited ...

"You must allow freedom of expression…There may be some kind of wrong reporting… But don't hold on to it forever," a three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra said dismissing a special leave petition filed by a Bihar politician's daughter to revive a criminal defamation case against ...
Sunday marks three years to the day since Islamist gunmen attacked the offices of the French ever-irreverent magazine Charlie Hebdo. France has been paying tribute to the 17 victims of the deadly three-day spree, which marked the first in a string of Islamist attacks in France. French President Emmanuel ...
Justice minister Heiko Maas said that "freedom of expression is not a license to commit crimes." "Anyone who distributes criminal content online must be held accountable," he told German newspaper Bild on Wednesday. Germany has tougher hate speech laws than many other countries. Free speech ...
Once again, UNPO calls on the Islamic Republic of Iran to respect its own people's freedom of expression. In particular, the recourse to violence that already led to the loss of several lives seems unjustified and UNPO calls on the Iranian government to guarantee safety for demonstrators and that people can ...
The shutdowns not only curb the rights of freedom of expression laid out in these countries' constitutions, they also have economic implications affecting business and public services. The Global Voices Advox Netizen Report noted that internet blackouts are becoming an increasingly common tactic for local ...
Moscow, January 2. /TASS/. The European Union maintains contacts with the Iranian authorities and expects the country's citizens to be guaranteed the right to peaceful protests and freedom of expression, Catherine Ray, a Spokesperson for EU Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, said. "We have been in ...
Pakistan has defended Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's participation in a pro-Palestine rally, saying the JuD chief's UN proscription does not place any restrictions on the freedom of expression. Saeed and Palestinian Ambassador to Pakistan Walid Abu Ali participated in the rally in garrison ...
For some years now, Americans have been demanding that internet companies deal with online ugliness--from misogyny, racism, anti-Semitism, and other forms of abuse to disinformation, propaganda, and terrorist content. The public fever is justifiably high. As The New York Times breathlessly ...
More than a decade since the publication of the infamous drawings of the Prophet Muhammad, the Danish cartoons controversy continues to reverberate in debates on freedom of expression, the right to offend and Islamophobia. Does the publication of cartoons mocking a religion or prophet serve a ...
In a statement Thursday, following a vote on the resolution, the European Parliament said 22-year-old Hoa had "exercised his right to freedom of expression" when he disseminated content online about Taiwan-owned Formosa plastics Group's April 2016 release of toxic chemicals from its massive steel ...

Today the Federal Communications Commission voted to remove the current regulations on network neutrality. Internet service providers (ISPs) can now restrict, block or give preferential access to different internet traffic, allow users access to only some online services for free, and give preferential ...
Respondents who described themselves as progressive instead of conservative were more likely to back greater freedoms of expression on the Internet, by a factor of 22 percentage points. Additionally, those surveyed who were unhappy with their country's direction on freedom of expression were more ...
'It's an attack on freedom of expression' Photo for representational purpose only. iStock. Tribune News Service. Chandigarh, January 7. Media fraternity from across the region has condemned the Union government's decision to register an FIR against The Tribune reporter Rachna Khaira for her ...
... in a vacuum without input from faculty or students, on "freedom of expression" indoors and outdoors at OU. The policies, rubber-stamped by top OU administrators President Nellis and Interim Provost David Descutner, became hugely controversial once news of their existence broke early in fall semester.
In 2017, South Asian countries faced growing challenges in the field of internet freedom, censorship, and freedom of expression. ... The shutdowns not only curb the rights of freedom of expression laid out in these countries' constitutions, they also have economic implications affecting business and public ...
The right to express oneself and to say what one deems necessary to be said,is a pertinent right of every being. Only in certain instances can that right can be circumvented. What might be considered as freedom of expression in a certain country might be deemed as a trespass on societal norms in another ...
... in a vacuum without input from faculty or students, on "freedom of expression" indoors and outdoors at OU. The policies, rubber-stamped by top OU administrators President Nellis and Interim Provost David Descutner, became hugely controversial once news of their existence broke early in fall semester.
For some years now, Americans have been demanding that internet companies deal with online ugliness--from misogyny, racism, anti-Semitism, and other forms of abuse to disinformation, propaganda, and terrorist content. The public fever is justifiably high. As The New York Times breathlessly ...
In a statement Thursday, following a vote on the resolution, the European Parliament said 22-year-old Hoa had "exercised his right to freedom of expression" when he disseminated content online about Taiwan-owned Formosa plastics Group's April 2016 release of toxic chemicals from its massive steel ...
Today the Federal Communications Commission voted to remove the current regulations on network neutrality. Internet service providers (ISPs) can now restrict, block or give preferential access to different internet traffic, allow users access to only some online services for free, and give preferential ...
He also admitted that following this case, "freedom of expression in Malta is threatened" and assured that his government is taking this "grave occurrence" very seriously. Caruana Galizia was killed in a car bombing while exiting her home in Bidnija. It was the latest of 28 bombings in Malta since 2008.
Respondents who described themselves as progressive instead of conservative were more likely to back greater freedoms of expression on the Internet, by a factor of 22 percentage points. Additionally, those surveyed who were unhappy with their country's direction on freedom of expression were more ...
Kuala Lumpur: freedom of expression remains at an "all-time low" with broader legal restrictions on public speech and expression, according to Suara Rakyat Malaysia's (Suaram) human rights 2017 Report. According to the report, restrictions on freedom of expression saw a rise in prosecutions under ...
Expressing concern over attempts to scuttle the freedom of expression, he said that although wealth can be stolen, the knowledge in a person ...
... Murray's commitment to free speech and emphasized the importance of freedom of expression in a New York Times op-ed published Sunday ...
Whether in the art studio or the corporate boardroom, when freedom of expression gives breath to conscience, it is not just for the edification of ...
The threat to freedom of expression today drew special attention on the last day of the 83rd Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahitya Sammelana in the ...
The Chief Minister, in his inaugural address, condemned efforts to undermine freedom of expression under the pretext of patriotism and ...
PEN International is extremely concerned about increasing restrictions on the right to freedom of expression and opinion in Catalonia during ...
After inquiries from the Senate, Apple has explained its rationale for why it cooperates with the Chinese government's demands for censorship: ...
Article 19, of the Indian Constitution guarantees to all its citizens, the freedom of speech and expression. Oops! Am I defining limits? Then I must ...
... decision in Zeran--§230 has proven to be one of the most valuable tools for protecting freedom of expression and innovation on the Internet.
Freelance cartoonist Bala G was arrested on November 5, 2017 for defaming the Chief Minister of the South Indian State of Tamil Nadu.
After the public comment period ended on Oct. 20, President Duane Nellis announced the creation of an 11-member advisory group to help ...
More than a week after more than 100 people marched in protest of Ohio University's interim "freedom of expression" policies, OU President ...
"Elder Christofferson equated freedom of expression to freedom of faith," said Fabricio Altamirano, publisher and CEO of El Diario de Hoy, ...
"But freedom to believe without freedom of expression is no freedom at all." Williams, Andrea (Christian Concern) Williams adds that students ...
"As a former member of the US military, I took an oath to defend the Constitution which includes freedom of expression. They aren't kneeling for ...
The University hosted a closed-door discussion this weekend on freedom of expression on college campuses and how administrations should ...
A new Cabinet Office survey has revealed that hate speech is viewed by some 17 percent of audiences in Japan as falling within the scope of freedom of expression. The result, part of a public opinion survey on protecting human rights, prompted a Justice Ministry official in charge of the issue to urge ...
On Feb. 1, a crowd of about 300 people gathered at the Athens County Courthouse and marched through the streets to the fourth floor of Baker Center. The group criticized President Donald Trump's immigration policies and demanded that then-Ohio University President Roderick McDavis make OU a ...
In the name of Aadhar card, details are being put on websites, which is dangerous for freedom of expression, the society and the country.".
Human Rights Watch (HRW) described the law as a "clear threat to freedom of expression". Tamara Taraciuk, a senior HRW researcher for the ...


 

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