Pere Vilanova reflects on his personal experience of learning his ‘native’ tongue – as a third language.
University of Oslo professor Tore Slaatta describes a pioneering project to evaluate freedom of expression in a whole country.
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington must be the beginning of the discussion of race, not the end. Bassam Gergi discusses why the depoliticisation of race in the US is problematic and only open debate can lead to progress.
How a dance theatre production addresses issues of free speech, Islam and multiculturalism. Lloyd Newson, creator of ‘Can we talk about this?’, speaks to Maryam Omidi.
محدودیتهای موجود پیرامون خوردن گوشت گاو و خوک در هند با اعتراض مواجه شده است. مناو بهوشان میگوید که چرا این موضوع از موارد تبعیض طبقاتی به شمار میرود و میتوان به عنوان محدودیتی بر آزادی بیان آن را در نظر گرفت.
Acclaimed Turkish author Elif Shafak discusses the limits to free speech, the cosmopolitanism of her novels and the art of coexistence.
Restrictions on hate speech are not a means of tackling bigotry but of rebranding often obnoxious ideas or arguments are immoral, argues writer Kenan Malik.
Killer Anders Behring Breivik’s testimony should be broadcast live to deter extremism, argues Anne Ardem, executive editor at Norwegian state broadcaster NRK.
Hate speech legislation chills freedom of expression more than it protects vulnerable minorities. Free speech lawyer Ivan Hare takes issue with Jeremy Waldron.
Jeremy Waldron, professor of social and political theory at Oxford University, argues the case for legislation against hate speech
Kerem Öktem compares how the governments of Bulgaria and Turkey treat the language rights of their most important minorities.