Bill Snaddon describes Nigerian writers’ appeals to curb hate speech and ethnic stereotyping in a fragile nation.
Only 17% of rural India has internet access. But citizen journalism is giving voice to minorities says Arpita Biswas.
Emre Caliskan and Simon Waldman explain how Turkey became the world’s largest imprisoner of journalists.
Timothy Garton Ash discusses the importance of and whether we are losing the media for democracy at the General Editors Network Summit 2017 in Vienna.
Iginio Gagliardone explores the surprising technopolitics of two competing visions of the internet, US and Chinese, in Ethiopia.
Eric Heinze argues that it is contradictory to the principles of free speech to criticise the Israeli ambassador to Britain online and then no-platform him at a university talk.
Boycotts betray free enquiry, but Viktor Orbán’s moves against the Central European University at least make them worth debating, says Eric Heinze
A podcast of a seminar by the University of Oxford's Middle East Centre and Free Speech Debate on Free Expression in the Gulf, with Maryam al-Khawaja, Toby Matthieson (St. Anthony's College) and Nicholas McGeehan (Middle East Researcher, Human Rights Watch). Chaired by Timothy Garton Ash (St Antony's College and Free Speech Debate)
Jonathan Raspe explores the case of the Münkler Watch blog, which relentlessly criticised Herfried Münkler, professor of political theory at Humboldt University.
Ben Wizner, Edward Snowden's ACLU lawyer, reflects on the state of and importance of the right to free speech in 2017. He argues we must not overuse the term 'national security' or surrender our right to privacy because we have nothing to hide, for we would not deny somebody the right to free speech because they had nothing to say.