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Freedom of speech in the post-Paris age

After the recent tragic events in Paris, the freedom of speech debate has again gained momentum. The right to express ourselves, which we often take for granted, was threatened.Discussions on where we should draw the lines of freedom of speech turned into heated arguments. In countless cities people marched, so their voice would be heard….

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UK journalists condemn terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo

Last Wednesday morning, two heavily armed men stormed the offices of the Charlie Hebdo magazine, Paris. 12 people at the magazine were killed, including was the editor and some of its best-known cartoonists. 11 others were left injured. But the support shown for the journalists has left many extolling the importance of freedom of speech….

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Twitter versus Terror

On 15th December, a lone, heavily armed, Islamist gunman, Man Horin Monis, entered a coffee shop in Sydney’s Central Business District, taking all eight employees and ten customers present as hostages. The siege lasted for approximately 16 hours, climaxing in a fire fight within the café between New South Wales security services and the lone…

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