Freedom of speech

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The Guardian view on Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira: protect people, protect the planet | Editorial
Editorial: Journalists and environmental defenders are at greatest risk in Latin America. All those who put them in danger must be held accountable


25, Jan, 2023 @6:25 PM

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Indian ban on BBC Modi film puts Musk’s Twitter ‘free speech’ vow to the test
Use of emergency laws sheds light on fragile and fractious place social media such as Twitter now occupy in country

Hannah Ellis-Petersen South Asia correspondent

25, Jan, 2023 @2:14 PM

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Why it’s time to stop filming strangers in public for social media thrills | Jason Okundaye
Whatever happened to respecting people’s basic dignity, asks the writer and researcher Jason Okundaye

Jason Okundaye

25, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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UK placed in third tier in global index of free expression
Index on Censorship lists UK as only ‘partially' open’ in every key metric for the year 2021

Ben Quinn

25, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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‘Attack on freedom’: Israel moves to claw back state funds from critical films
Culture minister’s attack on two documentaries set in Palestinian territories part of campaign to silence dissent, film-makers say

Noa Yachot

21, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Hong Kong police arrest six for selling ‘seditious’ book at lunar new year fair
Six people are accused of publishing book relating to 2019 protests in move critics say has spread terror

Verna Yu

18, Jan, 2023 @3:36 PM

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New measures to silence climate activists? They’ll only spur us on | Indigo Rumbelow
Government plans won’t stop us: this is about humanity’s future, says Just Stop Oil supporter Indigo Rumbelow

Indigo Rumbelow

16, Jan, 2023 @2:39 PM

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Dining across the divide: ‘She sees my generation as not being grateful enough for what we have’
They both vote Labour and agree on Brexit – but what about freedom of speech and cancel culture?

Sam Wollaston

29, Dec, 2022 @12:30 PM

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Nigeria frees student arrested after tweet about first lady Aisha Buhari
Aminu Adamu’s detention had sparked widespread outrage before Aisha Buhari withdrew complaint

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

05, Dec, 2022 @5:58 PM

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Tsitsi Dangarembga, Anne Carson and Mary Gaitskill honoured by Royal Society of Literature
New authors chosen for the RSL International Writers programme, championing ‘the power of literature to transcend borders’, are announced

Sarah Shaffi

30, Nov, 2022 @9:10 AM

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Jailed Belarus opposition figure Maria Kolesnikova ‘in intensive care’
Woman who led 2020 protests against Lukashenko in a grave but stable condition, says father

Andrew Roth and agencies

30, Nov, 2022 @1:03 AM

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Elon Musk's Twitter is fast proving that free speech at all costs is a dangerous fantasy | Nesrine Malik
Reinstating the likes of Donald Trump and Kanye West looks likely to turn the social media site into an extremist ghetto, says Guardian columnist Nesrine Malik

Nesrine Malik

28, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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