freedom of speech

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a civil right guaranteed by the First Amendment to the US Constitution

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Rioting crowds baying for blood and causing mayhem in the Muslim world and defenders of freedom of expression using it as a license to insult others have a thing or two to learn from this dispute.
For freedom of expression is not absolute; its exercise by us requires others to observe the rules of conversation ( knowing how to listen, knowing how to look, knowing how to question, knowing how to make relevant observations and so on.
We have yet to understand that democracy is based on freedom of expression," constitutional scholar Jaime Cardenas of Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) said in 2004.
The remark referred to the prewar period and during World War II, when freedom of expression was not guaranteed in the Constitution.
Note writer Eric Nagourney's comment that freedom of expression in high schools is a "precarious right in the best of times.
This landmark initiative will help guide information and communications technology companies in protecting and advancing freedom of expression and privacy across the globe when they encounter laws and policies that interfere with these fundamental human rights.
Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) holds that "Everyone has the right to freedom of expression.
BARDO, (TAP) - Human Rights Watch (HRW) organisation has expressed concern about the application of restrictions on human rights and freedom of expression in the name of the fight against terrorism.
ARTICLE 19: Global Company for Freedom of Expression international organization recommended Tajik authorities to promote public hearings on the further reform of the law on the periodical press and other mass media, and other laws related to the freedom of expression, the monitoring service of the National Association of Independent Media of Tajikistan reported.
It aims at improving the application of human rights standards and enhancing the application of the European Convention on Human Rights and the case law of the European Court of Human Rights in the field of freedom of expression and the media in the daily work of the judiciary.
The Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression called on the Egyptian government to "start obliging by its international duties in regards to freedom of expression," through a legal study they released Monday.
WASHINGTON, May 23 (KUNA) -- The US imposed sanctions Friday on an Iranian government official for being involved in "censorship and other activities" that limit the freedom of expression and freedom of assembly of Iran[euro]o's citizens.
Article19 radio show this week discussed the influence of freedom of expression on economic development and community participation in economic issues.
Published on Sunday, 09 February 2014 22:23 PNN The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) conducted the first information workshop for Media students at Al Najah National University in Nablus, as part of MADA's continued work to promote freedom of expression and opinion in Palestine.
Freedom of expression revisited; citizenship and journalism in the digital era.
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