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Hate Speech is not Free Speech

These intellectually vacant useful idiots, along with Muslims who support anti-Semitic hatred, are not espousing or supporting democratic values. Their slogans fit the legal definition of ‘incitement to violence.’ Op-ed.

Hate Speech is not Free Speech

From a major donor: A letter to the President of Harvard

Harvard president Claudine Gay, is excusing anti-Semitism as “free speech.” What if students said "Geoge Floyd had it coming?"

From a major donor: A letter to the President of Harvard

A monolithic media, essential to the left, imperils democracy

As in the US, Israel’s mainstream media favor the left, so they’re trying to crush pro-Netnayahu Channel 14. Op-ed.

A monolithic media, essential to the left, imperils democracy

Pro bono legal aid system established to protect protests

A group of lawyers has announced they will provide free legal services to protect protesters from police infringement of their rights.

Pro bono legal aid system established to protect protests

Man jailed in Morocco for criticizing ties with Israel

A man who criticized the king of Morocco for normalizing ties with Israel has been jailed for challenging the king's decision.

Man jailed in Morocco for criticizing ties with Israel

US Supreme Court refuses challenge to Arkansas anti-BDS law

Court refuses ACLU's request to review lower court decision that anti-BDS law does not violate freedom of speech.

US Supreme Court refuses challenge to Arkansas anti-BDS law

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What Israel's Chief Justice left out of her fiery speech

Chief Justice Hayut harshly criticized the proposed judicial reform, but she should have critcized the courts instead. Here is why. Op-ed.

What Israel's Chief Justice left out of  her fiery speech

Proposed UK campus free speech czar critic of IHRA definition

Cambridge academic points to examples of pro-Palestinian activism when talking about why free speech is necessary on university campuses.

Proposed UK campus free speech czar critic of IHRA definition

Criticize Islam at your own risk in Europe

A fundamental principle of Western democracies was once that people could be put on trial, but not ideas and opinions. Not anymore. Op-ed..

Criticize Islam at your own risk in Europe

European court criminalizes criticism of Islam

The right to free speech does not include criticizing Iislam. Not to worry. Antisemitic speech is still allowed. Op-ed.

European court criminalizes criticism of Islam

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CUNY continues its campaign to purge Zionism

The disruption of a panel discussion was antisiemitic activists’ latest attempt to suppress free speech. Op-ed.

CUNY continues its campaign to purge Zionism

Saudi Arabia: Woman given 34 years for retweeting activists

Human rights groups condemn Saudi Arabia for using counterterrorism laws to arrest, punish woman over tweets supporting activists.

Saudi Arabia: Woman given 34 years for retweeting activists

Only Internet fascism can save democracy

Free speech on the internet endangers democracy, Barack Obama told Stanford University. Op-ed.

Only Internet fascism can save democracy

Emor (Diaspora): Does the Torah limit Free Speech?

The penalty for blasphemy in this parasha makes this question a moot one, and positing that there have to be limits for free speech

Emor (Diaspora): Does the Torah limit Free Speech?

Kedoshim (Diaspora): Elon Musk and hateful speech

You are only hateful when you speak hatefully about another. You are not hateful when you espouse an opinion.

Kedoshim (Diaspora): Elon Musk and hateful speech

Musk on the verge of acquiring Twitter?

The billionaire entrepreneur has vowed to make the social media platform more open to free speech, perhaps reinstating Donald Trump.

Musk on the verge of acquiring Twitter?

Will Elon Musk 'set Twitter free' from 'chilling censorship'?

A recent poll conducted by Musk himself showed that more than 70% of his followers believe Twitter does not support free speech.

Will Elon Musk 'set Twitter free' from 'chilling censorship'?

Suppressing pro-Israel views at the University of Chicago

Free speech anyone? The University’s newspaper removed an op-ed challenging a noxious boycott request by anti-Israel SJP radicals. Opinion.

Suppressing pro-Israel views at the University of Chicago

Verboten: In Germany criticizing Islam is increasingly dangerous

There are no taboos in modern Germany, except for critcizing Islam - which gets you fired, cancelled or worse. Op-ed.

Verboten: In Germany criticizing Islam is increasingly dangerous

Antisemitic cop killer to speak at NYS University

Anthony Bottom would have you believe that he was a political prisoner, but he is a convicted murderer who wants Israel off the map.Op-ed

Antisemitic cop killer to speak at NYS University

A double standard for free speech at Vanderbilt

Crybully victims can’t take criticism but are perfectly willing to dish it out.Op-ed.

A double standard for free speech at Vanderbilt

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Thou shalt not criticize Black Lives Matter

Criticizing Black Lives Matter can get you fired. There is no need for a Gulag today to enforce conformity. Op-ed.

Thou shalt not criticize Black Lives Matter

Shutting down pro-Israel speech

Duke’s student government shuts down a new pro-Israel group for defending the Jewish state from lies. Opinion.

Shutting down pro-Israel speech

UK gov proposed campus free speech bill accused of going too far

Plan to promote free speech and academic freedom has critics worried it could allow extremists and Holocaust deniers to sue universities.

UK gov proposed campus free speech bill accused of going too far

SCOTUS “Public/Private” Action Case dooms Section 230

In Section 230, the government has unconstitutionally deputized private companies to violate the right of free speech. Op-ed.

SCOTUS “Public/Private” Action Case dooms Section 230

US college fires teacher for berating conservative student

Cypress College has placed a professor who was seen verbally attacking a student for calling police 'heroes' on permanent leave.

US college fires teacher for berating conservative student

Überpolitical correctness is intellectual terror

UK universities are firing a roster of famous scholars and intellectuals for saying what they think about race, slavery Empire.Op-ed.

Überpolitical correctness is intellectual terror

'Chilling attack on free speech' - Dems trying to cancel Newsmax

A number of Democratic lawmakers are pressuring major cable providers to take right-leaning TV stations off the air.

'Chilling attack on free speech' - Dems trying to cancel Newsmax

Woke anti-racism will turn me anti-American

I was an admirer of America as a bastion of free speech, diverse cultures and hard work. It is fast becoming a woke nightmare. Op-ed.

Woke anti-racism will turn me anti-American

'The Left supported free speech when it served their purpose'

Sky News Australia points out the modern left's 'nasty totalitarian streak' which it 'uses to shut down dissenting opinions.'

'The Left supported free speech when it served their purpose'

Tucker: Restricting our vocab to 'a few sanitized grunts'

Tucker Carlson says the radical Left wants to restrict 'what you say and how you think.'

Tucker: Restricting our vocab to 'a few sanitized grunts'

Blitz, a pro-Israel Bangladesh website's fight for free speech

Bangladesh website Blitz's editor was jailed for articles against antisemitism and Holocaust denial. Now he is denied web service. Op-ed.

Blitz, a pro-Israel Bangladesh website's fight for free speech

Open Letter to Al-Azhar Institute’s Grand Imam Ahmed Al-Tayeb

Instead of decrying the murder of innocents for being 'infidels', you attack free speech in France that 'defamed' your prophet.Op-ed.

Open Letter to Al-Azhar Institute’s Grand Imam Ahmed Al-Tayeb

Totalitarian society in biblical times - and today

"One language and the same few words.” It reflects the inability to tolerate other opinions and different words. Cancel culture?

Totalitarian society in biblical times - and today

We have no alternative but to fight the intolerance of idiots

We must speak for free speech before it's too late. What happened to renowned economist Harald Uhlig and J.K. Rowling is a red light. Op-ed.

We have no alternative but to fight the intolerance of idiots

All Ideas Matter. Even those that offend.

The top ten most educated countries in the world are all open democracies, that embrace intellectual freedom and freedom of speech. Op-ed.

All Ideas Matter. Even those that offend.

Western civilization is moving closer to the cliff

We must confront the reality that so much that is taken for granted in American society could actually disappear. Op-ed.

Western civilization is moving closer to the cliff

Facebook appoints 'Free speech panel'

Social media giant announces identity members of supervisory board for free speech policy including former Israeli Justice Ministry director

 Facebook appoints 'Free speech panel'

A German publisher's cave-in to Chinese threats

Chinese citizens exposing the Wuhan story are disappearing and now a German publisher has withdrawn the book cover of one of them. Op-ed.

A German publisher's cave-in to Chinese threats

Erdogan's threat to Western culture

Erdogan's threat to Western culture

How Universities enable hijacking free speech when Jews are involved

How Universities enable hijacking free speech when Jews are involved

YItzchak Rabin, Mordechai Kedar and the right to question

YItzchak Rabin, Mordechai Kedar and the right to question

Listen to a Palestinian leader

Listen to a Palestinian leader

The new heretics

The new heretics

Dems have their own country – and it is not America

Dems have their own country – and it is not America

Anti-blasphemy laws, free speech and religious freedom

Anti-blasphemy laws, free speech and religious freedom

Egypt's proposed new law means to muzzle Muslim scholars and thinkers

Egypt's proposed new law means to muzzle Muslim scholars and thinkers

Poland's Holocaust censorship law goes into effect

Polish legislation banning phrase 'Polish death camps' or claiming Polish collusion during Holocaust goes into effect.

Poland's Holocaust censorship law goes into effect

$800,000 for security for conservative speaker on campus

Milo Yiannopoulos event requires $800,000 for protection at UC Berkeley soon after Ben Shapiro security costs $600,000 at same university.

$800,000 for security for conservative speaker on campus

Watch: Radical leftist sabotages UC Berkeley press conference

UC Berkeley conservative student group cancels most of 'Free Speech Week' at the last minute. Who is pulling the strings? Radical feminists.

Watch: Radical leftist sabotages UC Berkeley press conference

$600,000 to protect Orthodox Jewish speaker at Berkeley campus

Record security at UC campus to protect conservative pundit Ben Shapiro amid threats from Antifa. 5 arrested for violence and weapons.

$600,000 to protect Orthodox Jewish speaker at Berkeley campus

UC Berkeley offers counseling ahead of Ben Shapiro visit

University tightens security, offers counselling for students upset right-wing activist to be allowed to speak on campus.

UC Berkeley offers counseling ahead of Ben Shapiro visit

Ivanka Trump praises Boston counter-demonstrators in tweet

US President's daughter lauds thousands who protested against small free-speech rally in Boston.

Ivanka Trump praises Boston counter-demonstrators in tweet

Watch: Woman carrying American flag attacked in Boston

She was attending a 'Free Speech' rally, and was dragged and beaten by protesters.

Watch: Woman carrying American flag attacked in Boston

Palestinian Arab migrants have borrowed the word "Diaspora"

Palestinian Arab migrants have borrowed the word "Diaspora"

Gatestone: European Parliament censors its own free speech

EU Parliament allows deletion of "defamatory, racist or xenophobic" language. The terms are left undefined.

Gatestone: European Parliament censors its own free speech

Free speech in Turkey? As long as you are willing to bear the results

Free speech in Turkey? As long as you are willing to bear the results

In France, a Jewish historian is tried for "anti-Muslim remarks"

In France, a Jewish historian is tried for "anti-Muslim remarks"

'King Netanyahu' artist: I wanted to test limits of free speech

Artist who placed a gilded statue of Netanyahu in Rabin Square: 'I wanted to test freedom of speech in 2016 in Israel.'

'King Netanyahu' artist: I wanted to test limits of free speech

Reporters Without Borders' Free Press Index: Lying, liberal idiocy

Reporters Without Borders' Free Press Index: Lying, liberal idiocy