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Canada's Plan to Make Boycotting Israel a 'Hate Crime' Is Stupid and Counterproductive
World  (tags: Robert Fisk, Human Rights, Civil Liberties, boycott, Israel, occupied territories, Canada, hate crime, free speech, non-violence, Palestine )

- 526 days ago -
Boycotting a state for its crimes is a non-violent but potentially powerful way to express moral outrage at a time when political statements fail to represent the anger of voters or have any effect on a state that ignores international law.
Academics Back Decision to Press Ahead With Controversial Conference on Israel: Please Support
World  (tags: politics, University of Southampton, Human Rights, pressure, free speech, academic discussion, education, Legitimacy, Responsibility, Exceptionalism, middle-east, israel, palestine )

- 584 days ago -
Over 200 academics have expressed their support to the University of Southampton for its decision to go ahead with a conference on "International Law and the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Responsibility and Exceptionalism", opposed by pro-Israel groups
Cartoonophobia, Outspoken Mayor, and More
World  (tags: free speech, muslim integration in Holland, British law vs sharia law )

- 606 days ago -
Charlie Hebdo fights on, but free speech is suffering; Dutch mayor slams Muslims who refuse to integrate; UK legal body abandons advice on Shari'a-compliant wills
Defiant Danes March After Gunman Attacks Copenhagen
World  (tags: danes, denmark defiant, march, gunmen, memorials, victime, free speech, nation, crime, death, europe, freedoms, government, society, terrorism, world )

- 617 days ago -
Tens of thousands of Danes gathered at torch-lit memorials around the country on Monday, commemorating victims of deadly attacks on a synagogue and an event promoting free speech that shocked a nation proud of its record of safety and openness.
4 Days to Stop the Corporate Death Star ACTION
World  (tags: TPP, meds, free speech, smoking laws, corporate, government, money, business, world, ethics )

- 1505 days ago -
Big Tobacco, Big Oil, Big Pharma, Walmart and almost 600 other corporate lobbyists are all in on the final draft -- including limits on smoking laws, affordable medicines and free speech on the Net.
The War on WikiLeaks and Why It Matters, By Glenn Greenwald, Inc. Greenwald Video
World  (tags: Wikileaks, Julian Assange, harassed, Free Speech, Right to know, whistleblower, secrecy, CIA report, public opinion, manipulation, threat, powerful enemies, US govt agencies, Pentagon, international secret services, China, Israel, Russia, corporationsusa )

- 2399 days ago -
Why Wikileaks is vital today. Also gives links to major leaks we can thank Wiki for & sums up points made by WikiLeaks' Editor Julian Assange, regarding the increasingly aggressive war being waged against WikiLeaks by numerous govt agencies, inc Pentagon
ACTION ALERT: Canadian's Defend Free Speech on Palestine! Oppose Conservative's Attack of Israeli Apartheid Week! | Mobile Broad
World  (tags: palestine, israel apartheid week, canada, free speech, conservatives, humanrights, israel, HumanRights, freedoms, government, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, politics )

- 2431 days ago -
Conservative Member of Parliament Tim Uppal (Edmonton - Sherwood Park) has announced that he will introduce a motion in the House of Commons next week that condemns Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW), a series of campus-based educational events that takes place
Jewish Voice for Peace
World  (tags: humanrights, israel, peace activist, civil society, academic freedoms, free speech, petition )

- 2620 days ago -
On Thursday, August 20 the LA Times published an op-ed in which Ben Gurion University Professor Neve Gordon, a prominent political scientist and long-time peace activist, wrote that the question that kept him up at night, both as a parent and as an Israel
U.N. Body Adopts Resolution on Religious Defamation
World  (tags: world, UN, Islam, Muslims, Jihad, religion, intolerance, free speech, supression, humanrights, freedoms, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', middle-east, terrorism, stoning, beheading, honor killings, violence, ethics )

- 2770 days ago -
An Islamic-dominated United Nations forum on Thursday passed a resolution condemning "defamation of religion" as a human rights violation, despite wide concerns that it could be used to justify curbs on free speech in Muslim countries.
Who's the Popinjay? Barring British MP Galloway Puts Canada in Shameful Light
World  (tags: Canada, gaza, Galloway, politics, Jason Kenney, CBSA, Viva Palestina convoy, Hamas, free speech, The Galloway gaffe, usa, war, israel, middle-east, palestine, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIV )

- 2771 days ago -
Who ever thought that Canadian politics could be so interesting? First there was the attempted coup last December, when the fractious opposition Liberals, socialists and separatists stunned the nation and joined together, almost ousting the ruling Conserv
Women Reporters Put Life on Line
World  (tags: afghanistan, women, free press, free speech, violence, terrorism, freedoms, HumanRights )

- 3342 days ago -
The media in conflict-scarred Afghanistan is under increasing attack from Taliban forces and powerful social interests.

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