challenging religious privilege in public life

Flemming Rose


Words and deeds

The widely made claim that hate speech against the Jews was a primary factor of the Holocaust has no empirical support.

Can hate speech be eradicated?

An increasingly multicultural, multiethnic, and multireligious world doesn’t call for less diversity of speech, but for more.

The War on Free Expression

Freedom and tolerance are two sides of the same coin, and both are under pressure. We all need to develop thicker skin.

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.

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.

Censorship and self-censorship in the 21st century

Censorship and self-censorship have become the preferred way to manage diversities of culture, religion and opinion.

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.