Avi Shlaim argues that when it comes to debates concerning Israel, free speech has become stifled in British academia.
Avi Shlaim explores whether there was anything Obama could have done to salvage his reputation in the remaining weeks of his lame-duck presidency.
Avi Shlaim explores the quality of debate within British politics of the Israel-Palestinian conflict and argues that an anti-racist movement has been portrayed as a racist one.
Max Harris examines a historic judgment by India’s Supreme Court and its lessons for other countries.
Demotix founder Turi Munthe discusses the role of citizen journalism and Demotix in today’s media environment.
Martin Moore, of the Media Standards Trust, summarises an analysis of British press coverage of proposed new press regulation.
Katie Engelhart attends the public hearing of Google’s Advisory Council, set up in response to a European Court of Justice judgement.
Alain Bouldoires talks to Timothy Garton Ash about the survival of blasphemy laws in Europe, and calls for a ‘right to blaspheme’.
ISPは、情報を端末から端末へ流通させる役割の他に、自らのクライアントのネット上の活動をモニターする重要な役割も担っている。イアン・ブラウン (Ian Brown) 教授が、イギリスにおける「アダルト・コンテンツ」からの「自発的」な離脱について論じる。国会や裁判所とは無縁の場で、ネット上のサービスから離脱することは何を意味するのか？
Anthony Lester and Zoe McCallum discuss the need to balance national security and privacy in the age of internet surveillance.
Anthony Lester and Zoe McCallum look at how the ghost of the English Court of the Star Chamber has been used to suppress free speech.
How do we strike the right balance between freedom of expression and child protection? Sarah Glatte explores a proposal by the British government.
Martin Moore, director of the Media Standards Trust, argues that the British press has denied the British public a proper debate on press regulation.
Stephen Meili examines the contrasting UK and US treatment of people who refuse to declare a political allegiance.
The Mormons reacted brilliantly to the musical satirising their faith, but something important is lost when we treat religions so differently – writes Katie Engelhart.
The question of how best to respond to the unauthorised dissemination of copyright-protected expression over the internet has long troubled copyright owners. But the proposed solution of a Copyright Alert could potentially erode free speech, writes Graham Reynolds.
Alan Rusbridger, editor-in-chief of the Guardian, argues that Britain needs both a free press and reform of its failed regulatory system. Since this will require both time and openness, a new independent press regulator should therefore be given a year’s trial run.
Peter Bradley describes a British initiative promoting free expression, public debate and active citizenship.
Jerry Timmins describes a new report on media in two post-conflict societies, and argues that countries like Britain should do more to support them.
Former British MI5 agent Annie Machon revealed, together with David Shayler, alleged criminal behaviour within the agency. In an interview with Sebastian Huempfer she speaks about the need for official channels through which whistleblowers can voice their concerns.
Josie Appleton explains how a 2005 law that permits local councils to restrict the distribution of leaflets in public spaces is hurting free speech and community life in Britain.
While a Pakistani minister offers a $100,000 reward for the murder of the man who made the notorious Innocence of Muslims video, a British Muslim responds in exemplary fashion to “this imbecile named Sam Bacile”. Timothy Garton Ash commends his clip.
The drive to control all references to the Olympic Games is part of a global creep of intellectual property law that has led to a “right of association”, writes Teresa Scassa.
A new report from former UN director of communications Edward Mortimer says the BBC’s coverage of the Arab Spring uprisings was “reasonably impartial”.
A pro-life campaigner and a pro-choice activist go head-to-head in this debate about the rise of US-style anti-abortion protests outside clinics in the UK.
The public nature of the Leveson Inquiry into the phone-hacking scandal has been exemplary, writes Timothy Garton Ash.
Medical science frequently favours commercial interests over free speech, writes Deborah Cohen of the BMJ.
The new defamation bill fails to address some of the most important issues, including restrictions on the ability of corporations to sue for libel, writes Jonathan Heawood, director of English PEN.
The former director of BBC Global News explains what Britain’s historic public service broadcaster means by ‘impartiality’ – and why it has not always achieved it.
言論の自由の専門家、エリック・バレント (Eric Barendt) が、キャンペーンを行うジャーナリスト、ジョン・カンフナー (John Kampfner) の批判からイギリス政府の、プライバシーに関する報告を守る。
The director of civil liberties group Liberty calls for a review of all speech crime legislation in the UK.
ジェリー・スプリンガーのBBCの番組、The Operaは2005年の1月にクリスチャンのグループの抗議にあいました。BBCはジェリー・スプリンガーのThe Operaを放送するべきであったのかMaryam Omidiが考察します。
The former head of Formula One racing’s governing body talks about the difficulty of countering sensational claims made in a globally reported tabloid story.
In part one of this interview with Timothy Garton Ash, Ian Brown of the Oxford Internet Institute talks about the internet and freedom of expression, net neutrality, internet service providers and censorship by both democratic and autocratic governments.
２００８年、英国カイロプラクティック教会はサイエンスライターのSimon Singh氏を新聞の論評ページで、カイロプラクティックには医学的に証明できない部分があると書いたことに対して名誉毀損で訴えました。Maryam Omidiがこのケースについて検証します。