Salman Rushdie and the less known blasphemers
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By now you’ve probably watched the video of billionaire and part owner of the Golden State Warriors, Chamath Palihapitiya, explaining just how little he…
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“Everyone had a piece of me. And when everyone in the world thinks they know who you are, you don’t want to be who you are,” Mary Ann Vecchio said in a…
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Last year ended on a dark note for blasphemers. Junaid Hafeez, who spent years in solitary confinement after being arrested for blasphemy in 2013, was…
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It’s been a month or so since the last free speech update, so it’s time for another overview of recent free speech news. Social media censorship In just…
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In the aftermath of Samuel Paty’s beheading and a violent attack in Nice leaving three dead, there has been plenty of commentary about who is to blame…
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Charlie Hebdo (again) Last month I wrote about Charlie Hebdo’s reprinted cartoons and the cycle of justifying violence against people who blaspheme or…
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Charlie Hebdo reprints Muhammad cartoons 2020 has brought a lot of unprecedented developments to us all, but there is one thing that definitely isn’t…
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