As Britain falls down the press freedom index, the Data Protection Bill could end it altogether

May 9, 2018 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: “We note with dismay the UK’s poor ranking in the latest Reporters Without Borders world press freedom index,” wrote Jodie Ginsberg, CEO if Index on Censorship, in a letter to the Evening Standard last week. “It is galling to see the UK ranking only 40th among 180 countries,...

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Here’s The Biggest Legal Flaw In California’s Sexual Orientation Therapy Ban

May 7, 2018 by

by Glenn Stanton, The Federalist. California’s Assembly Bill 2943 is a malicious and terribly ill-conceived piece of legislation, and it has a very real chance of becoming law. The bill establishes that “sexual orientation change efforts are an unlawful practice under California’s” legal...

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Fake news and freedom of the press

May 6, 2018 by

by Sudhir Selvaraj, Global Christian News. […] Addressing the spread of fake news should be a priority for news and social media outlets but the (attempted) moves by the Malaysian and India governments should be viewed as nothing less than an assault on the freedom of the press. This is...

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Crackdown on university students silencing free speech

May 3, 2018 by

by Rosemary Bennett, The Times: Students will be banned from refusing speakers a platform at their universities under the first government intervention on free speech on campus for 30 years. Sam Gyimah, the universities minister, will announce tough guidance on the issue at a meeting today,...

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Mothers file high court challenge to censorship zone which criminalises prayer and support outside Ealing abortion clinic

Apr 23, 2018 by

By Be Here For Me Alina Dulgheriu, a mother who was supported by a pro-life vigil outside a London abortion clinic, will be filing a high court challenge to the Ealing censorship zone which criminalises prayer and support outside an abortion clinic. Ealing Council have confirmed that the Public...

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London Assembly Member David Kurten on Freedom of Speech

Apr 9, 2018 by

David Kurten appeared at Speakers’ Corner in Hyde Park yesterday to give a talk on freedom of speech, or rather the gradual loss of it, in the UK....

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