Iran detains five journalists in continued media crackdownAuthorities in Iran detain five local journalists, at least two of which are known to have openly criticized the government.
'I don't fear for my life, I fear for the democracy'President Reuven Rivlin dismisses threats made against him by brother of Yitzhak Rabin's assassin.
MK Refuses to Apologize for Call to Bulldoze High Court'Most Israelis think like me,' Motti Yogev insists, adding that his remarks were 'metaphorical.'
Egypt Sentences Student to Jail for Promoting AtheismCairo cracking down on 'insults to Islam' and other major religions - including atheism.
Europe Fines Turkey for Trampling Singer's Free SpeechEuropean Court of Human Rights symbolically fines Turkey for without trial fining a singer over speech complaining about lack of freedoms.
Abbas Cracks Down on PA Paper's Mohammed CartoonLess than a month after attending Paris rally, Abbas investigates 'terrible mistake': a comic showing Mohammed sowing love in world.
Did the Pope Justify the Charlie Hebdo Massacre?Vatican rushes to defuse statements by Pope Francis, who said those who 'insult the faith of others' can 'expect a punch.'
Israeli Radio Host Proves Roger Waters' HypocrisyIsraeli radio host responded politely to Roger Waters' Facebook post calling to boycott Israel. Waters deleted the post.
Attorneys Offer Free Defense Of Sharon CelebrationsBen-Gvir and Ben-Yosef slam Interior Security Minister's attempt to 'silence and intimidate,' call for his removal.
Rabbi Lior: 'There is No Freedom of Speech in Israel'Rabbi Dov Lior said the criminal probe into Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu for 'racism' proves free expression is stifled in Israel.
Freedom-of-Speech Camp Mum on Chief Scientist's FiringThe firing of Education Ministry's Chief Scientist because of his ideological views has passed without criticism from the "freedom of speech" camp.
Supreme Court Charged with Illegally Sending Parents to JailIsrael Law Center:Supreme Court has no authority to issue orders against private citizens, but only against gov't bodies or their representatives.
Another Haaretz Reporter Under InvestigationPolice investigating Haaretz reporter who knowingly took three PA young women across the Green Line – and says she plans to do it again.