Free Speech in Europe: Mixed Rules


Subject:
Constitutional Law & Civil Liberties , Freedom of Speech

Description:
News article from February 2006 discussing the "inconsistent rules in Europe governing free speech, tolerance, and the boundaries of public expression." The article considers that "Muslims in particular charge that hate-speech laws are implemented unfairly. Many countries, they say, do not abide anti-Semitic outbursts, but will tolerate cartoons that to many Muslims are deeply offensive." From The Christian Science Monitor.

Creator:
Rice-Oxley, Mark

Publisher:
The Christian Science Monitor

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.csmonitor.com/2006/0208/p01s01-woeu.html


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