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Emmanuel Macron’s Government Has Banned Palestine Solidarity Demonstrations
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The French interior minister has issued a blanket ban on protests in solidarity with Palestine. For months, Emmanuel Macron’s government has joined the far right in denouncing “Islamo-leftism” — a war on anti-racist movements that is now undermini ...[Read more]
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Florida Senate Advances ‘Dangerous’ Bill Critics Warn Criminalizes Peaceful Protest
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Civil rights and free speech advocates on Friday decried the advancement in the Florida Senate of a controversial bill that the ACLU says "aims to silence, criminalize, and penalize Floridians for exercising their First Amendment right to protest." The ap ...[Read more]
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Kansas Is Punishing a Teacher for Following Her Church’s Guidance to Boycott Israel
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ESTHER KOONTZ IS a long-time math teacher and curriculum coach at Horace Mann Dual Language Magnet School in Wichita, Kansas. She’s also a member of the Mennonite Church USA, which in July voted to divest itself from American companies that profit off o ...[Read more]
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U.S. Lawmakers Seek to Criminally Outlaw Support for Boycott Campaign Against Israel
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THE CRIMINALIZATION OF political speech and activism against Israel has become one of the gravest threats to free speech in the West. In France, activists have been arrested and prosecuted for wearing T-shirts advocating a boycott of Israel. The U.K. has ...[Read more]
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These 34 sexist phrases have all been banned by a university
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A UK university has been accused of censoring free speech for banning phrases such as “right-hand man” and “gentleman’s agreement” in favour of more inclusive, gender neutral language.  ...[Read more]
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€˜Nazi grandma€™ jailed for third time for denying Holocaust of six million Jews
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GERMANY'S infamous €œNazi Grandma€€“ an 87-year-old Third Reich fanatic repeatedly up before the courts for denying that the Holocaust took place has been handed down a new 11-month term behind bars. ...[Read more]
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Buying Silence: Why So Many Democrats are Mute About Standing Rock
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After weeks of calling for the United States Government to provide the efforts of water protectors at Standing Rock to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline, Bernie Sanders finally has some company in the United States Senate joining him in that call. ...[Read more]
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