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.
We need a serious debate about free speech in a globalized world in order to avoid ad hoc, short-term decisions to calm emotions.
The widely made claim that hate speech against the Jews was a primary factor of the Holocaust has no empirical support.
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.
Where do European leaders really stand on the right to offend? For without that, there is no such thing as free speech.
We need a global movement to fight blasphemy and other insult laws, and the European Union should lead the way by removing them. Europe should…
Europe must shed the straitjacket of political correctness, which makes it impossible to criticize minorities for anything.
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