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# Freedom of Speech

This year
Pro-Palestine protests: 100 arrested at university in Boston as college demonstrations spread
Martin says 'legitimate' concerns have been raised about proposed hate speech legislation
McEntee defends hate speech bill saying opinions are not going to be criminalised
All time
Media blackout in Poland to protest new ad tax
Three arrested after anti-racism, free speech protests outside Leinster House
Calls for repeal of Censorship Act following cancellation of drag storytelling event
Supreme Court told that judges have no power to decide if Dáil privilege is being used correctly
US journalist charged with attempting to overthrow Robert Mugabe after calling him 'selfish and sick'
In China, parodying the national anthem could now put you in jail for 15 days
Charlie Hebdo publishes controversial cartoon of drowned Syrian toddler
Senator says cyberbullying bill could silence people like Mairia Cahill
The 'gay cake' row and freedom of speech: Being offended isn't a right
Aaron McKenna
Second blogger 'brutally hacked to death' in Bangladesh
Opinion: Islam must be treated like Christianity in Europe – accepted, revered and lambasted
Aaron McKenna
Charlie Hebdo's history of lampooning Islamic extremism (and religion as a whole)
A 16-year-old schoolboy was arrested in Turkey for insulting the country's president
Opinion: The killing and imprisonment of journalists should concern us all
Kirsten Roberts
Opinion: Ireland’s record on civil and political rights comes under the UN spotlight
David Joyce BL
US Supreme Court divided but the right to pray at Government meetings stays
Global censorship could end in a decade says Google boss
Column: Why it's time to get rid of Ireland's blasphemy laws
Michael Nugent
Column: Striking the balance between freedom of speech and the right to a fair trial
Fergal Crehan
Aaron McKenna: Regulate social media? No – we need a free speech law
Aaron McKenna
British man wins High Court appeal after being docked pay over Facebook posts
Column: If you read something offensive, don’t retweet it, report it
Ciarán Mc Mahon
Twitter blocks access to neo-Nazi account for German users
Poll: Should the Mohammed cartoons have been published?
Burma's government ends direct media censorship
Pussy Riot trial reaction: band members' conviction criticised by EU, US
Pussy Riot members sentenced to two years in prison
Russia: Deputy PM slams Madonna on Twitter for Pussy Riot support
Should swearing in public be a fineable offence?
'Vital' role of journalists stressed ahead of World Press Freedom Day
Man given choice of posting apology on Facebook - or spending 60 days in jail
Poll: Should governments be able to block social network users?
'God hates fags' family face Supreme Court action
Philadelphia businesses condemn $50 ‘blogging tax’