challenging religious privilege in public life

Flemming Rose

Jihadis want to assassinate me. But I refuse to be condemned to a tyranny of deathly silence

Portraying the Christian God armed with a bomb does not mean you think that all Christians are drunkards or terrorists.

Funny’s Funny: Humor Is an Essential Freedom of Speech

Taking offence has never been easier, or indeed more popular: many have developed sensitivity so exquisite that it has become excessive.

Criminalizing speech is unworthy of an open society

In a society of increasing diversity, criminalizing speech that defames religions would put us on the road to a tyranny of silence.

Flemming Rose – From Where I Stand

The Cartoon Crisis, as it came to be known, spiraled into a violent fiasco as Muslims around the world erupted in protest of the images.

Why We Must Defend Free Speech

Leading Nazis, such as Joseph Goebbels and Theodor Fritsch were all prosecuted by the Weimar Republic for their anti-Semitic speech.

Europe’s politics of victimology

Europe must shed the straitjacket of political correctness, which makes it impossible to criticize minorities for anything.

Why I Published Cartoons of Muhammad and Don’t Regret It

It’s important to defend the free society against the fear society. It’s also crucial to stand for the values of secular democracy.

Blasphemy: A Victimless Crime or a Crime in Search of a Victim?

We need a serious debate about free speech in a globalized world in order to avoid ad hoc, short-term decisions to calm emotions.

A Europe without blasphemy is back in the middle ages

Where do European leaders really stand on the right to offend? For without that, there is no such thing as free speech.

Ayaan Hirsi Ali on free speech

In Hirsi Ali’s view, we need more depictions of Muhammad, including an Islamic version of Monty Python’s Jesus comedy, The Life of Brian.

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