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freedom of speech

Twitter Furthers Censorship, Attacks Rights to Information

Twitter suspended accounts of multiple Cuban politicians, including the account of the country’s leader, Raul Castro, and his daughter, as well as the account of a Cuban TV talkshow Mesa Redonda. Some of the journalists who collaborated with the programme in the past, including journalists who work for RT en Español, have also had their […]

When Going to War for ‘Freedom of Speech’ Breeds Nazis

By Curwen Ares Rolinson – “We went to WAR to protect Freedom of Speech!” Gosh, that’s a funny way to say “to protect the territorial integrity of Poland”. Now, Interwar Poland was not exactly a bastion of freedom of speech. In fact, the Sanation regime appeared to almost make a virtue out of the targeted repression […]

Facebook’s Fake News – It’s All About Trump

European MPs show a total lack of understanding of how their vents cheer up the very abolition of a core democratic principle: freedom of speech and expression. While they should fight for it, their crusade against fake news is doing the exact opposite, creates a unipolar Orwelian world and induces a danger to world stability.

Freedom of speech? Well-known Russian political scientist banned from entering EU

January 14, 2018 – FRN –  Polintavigator – translated by Inessa Sinchougova  The director of the Progressive Policy Foundation, Oleg Bondarenko, is banned from entering the European Union. The political scientist flew from Moscow to Germany to a meeting of the German left party Die Linke. “Greetings from Polish friends: on request of Warsaw, I am not […]

Geniuses: American NGO finds there is no freedom of speech in Ukraine

December 11, 2017 – FRN –  Politnavigator – translated by Inessa Sinchougova  The American NGO “Human Rights First” has criticized restrictions on freedom of speech in Ukraine in its recent report “Democracy in Danger: Ukraine at the Crossroads on the Fourth Anniversary of Euromaidan.” “The media in Ukraine are largely controlled by influential people who use these […]

WATCH: Ukrainian journalist cries on air after Poroshenko team harassment

November 20 , 2017 – Fort Russ News –  Politnavigator – translated by Inessa Sinchougova Threats from the administration of the president of Ukraine have made the famous Ukrainian TV host, Vyacheslav Pikhovshek, come to tears on air. This is the same journalist who a number of weeks ago switched to speaking Russian, after a 15 year […]

Europarliament is concerned about the lack of freedom of speech in Ukraine

September 28 , 2017 – Fort Russ News –  Vesti – translated by Inessa Sinchougova The European Parliament is concerned about the violation of human rights in Ukraine , political repression and the lack of freedom of speech in the media. The topic was discussed at a hearing in Brussels. The initiators were the deputies of Latvia and the […]