Thirteen languages. Ten principles. One conversation.
The Mormons reacted brilliantly to the musical satirising their faith, but something important is lost when we treat religions so differently - writes Katie Engelhart.
Freedom of expression is in good shape in Poland. Yet, freedoms need to be continuously cultivated and defended. The new Article 54 journalism award in Poland is a great initiative to remind society of this responsibility, writes Annabelle Chapman.
The Russian parliament’s vote in support of a declaration against acts offending religious sentiments is symptomatic of worrying trends, write Olga Shvarova and Dominic Burbidge.
The UK’s Director of Public Prosecutions has released guidelines on when social media users should be prosecuted. But there are still not adequate guarantees for freedom of expression, writes Dominic Burbidge.
To honour the memory of Ronald Dworkin, a brilliant philosopher and advocate of free speech, we post his remarkable 2012 Dahrendorf Lecture.
Not in Germany, said the German courts. And the European Court of Human Rights agreed.
In October 2012 Twitter announced the blocking in Germany of tweets from a neo-Nazi group. Judith Bruhn discusses the first act of Twitter’s new country-by-country policy.
Burma’s first Literary Festival in 2013 revealed a rich literary culture as well as continuing tough challenges faced by writers.
The Indian media is in danger of losing its moral compass to the pressures of the new capitalism. It may be a time for a boycott in order to stop the rot, argues Manav Bhushan.
The Chinese Communist Party aims to control privately owned media without appearing to do so. A strike at a local newspaper imperils that balance, writes Liu Jin.
Timothy Garton Ash is speaking at an unprecedented Literature Festival in Burma, including a panel specifically on freedom of expression.
Should government-initiated phone hacking be made public if the recordings are in the public interest? Shubhangi Bhadada exposes the thin line in India between the right to privacy and freedom of expression.
The Indian constitution grants freedom to worship freely, but the mismanagement of temples undermines this freedom, writes Avani Bansal.
Facebook's automatic detection of the word 'Jude' led to the blocking of A Hungarian anti-fascist group's post. Tamas Szigeti explores the worrying implications of automatic filtering for freedom of speech.
Literacy is the fundamental building block for any society of free speech, evidenced not just in grand statistics but in the lives of those most in need. Dominic Burbidge reports.
The birthplace of western homo-erotica cuts a gay kiss from TV, writes Judith Bruhn.