Freedom of speech – the right to speak out, to debate, to criticise, to disseminate information on matters of public importance – is one of the most basic of human… Continue Reading Freedom of Speech at the Start of the 21st Century: 2nd Global Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference
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CJFE board members are taking the next few months to review, refocus, and ensure CJFE is an organization that continues long into the future.
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Only a quarter of all federal requests included in the audit were returned within the 30 day limit.
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U.S. Central Command, which oversees American military operations in Syria and Iraq, maintains Farah Shirdon died two years ago.
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Criminal libel laws in Canada’s Criminal Code are being used increasingly to suppress speech that is critical of public officials and employees, Ryerson journalism professor… Continue Reading Canada’s criminal libel laws may threaten free speech