Freedom of speech

 
​UCT’s Max Price was right to disinvite Flemming Rose, but he insulted students
​UCT’s Max Price was right to disinvite Flemming Rose, but he insulted students
It’s not every day that I find myself in agreement with the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) vice-chancellor, Dr Max Price, but such is the nature...
Dear Gareth Cliff, freedom of speech has limitations
Dear Gareth Cliff, freedom of speech has limitations
Gareth Cliff, a prominent South African media personality and an Idols judge, was fired last week by M-Net. He tweeted “people really don’t...
African democracy update: Satisfaction remains elusive for many
African democracy update: Satisfaction remains elusive for many
The African Union Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance expresses the commitment of signatory governments to "human rights and democratic...
Paranoid Dos Santos government jails dissenters
Paranoid Dos Santos government jails dissenters
Angola has come under the spotlight following a series of trials that analysts say are designed to silence opposition to President José dos...
Eritrea unleashes its troll patrol
Eritrea unleashes its troll patrol
Daniel Mekonnen has been the target of online attacks from forces loyal to the Eritrean regime for more than a decade. They range from abusive emails...
Addressing hate speech in African digital media
Addressing hate speech in African digital media
On many occasions, the dissemination of unfiltered incendiary messages on digital media and social media platforms allows hateful messages to...
[Video]Swaziland's judiciary: A monarchical crisis
[Video]Swaziland's judiciary: A monarchical crisis
This short documentary reveals how Swaziland's High Court sent an editor and a human rights lawyer to prison over articles critical of the judiciary.
[Video]Angolan journalist wins Freedom of Expression Award Part 2
[Video]Angolan journalist wins Freedom of Expression Award Part 2
Rafael Marques de Morais was honoured with the Freedom of Speech award for his work in exposing corruption in government and business in Angola.
[Video]Angolan journalist wins Freedom of Expression Award
[Video]Angolan journalist wins Freedom of Expression Award
Rafael Marques de Morais won the Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression award for exposing corruption in government and business in Angola.
Remaining Charlie Hebdo staff crack on with new issue
Remaining Charlie Hebdo staff crack on with new issue
Surviving employees of Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical newspaper that lost its top staff to gunmen in a Paris attack this week, started...

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