Featured stories about Freedom of Speech
- Egyptian Activist Alaa Abd El Fattah Arrested — Again 29 November 2013
- Egyptian Activists Arrested Under New Anti-Protest Law 27 November 2013
- Chinese Local Media Silent on Deadly Qingdao Explosion 26 November 2013
- South Korea's Spy Agency, Military Sent 24.2 Million Tweets to Manipulate Election 25 November 2013
Latest stories about Freedom of Speech
4 December 2013
A spate of politically motivated violence against buses and trucks in Bangladesh has left several people dead and the rest of the country fearful to go about their lives.
28 November 2013
For the first time, a group of professional Brazilian football players are challenging the Brazilian Federation of Football (CBF) on players' rights without intermediaries.
A Catholic priest vocal in his criticism against South Korea's president over her government's electioneering scandal has been branded a 'pro-North Korea sympathizer' and is under investigation.
26 November 2013
A diplomatic row erupted between Australia and Indonesia after a document leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed that Australia has been conducting spying operations against some Indonesian leaders
25 November 2013
In this second and final part of a series, we discuss the reactions and consequences on the shutdown of public television in Valencia, Spain.
23 November 2013
The South Korean government has announced plans to allow large portal sites to censor or delete user comments that are deemed libelous or slanderous.
22 November 2013
A YouTube mascot roams Karachi in protest of Pakistan's ban of the video-sharing website in a recently released clip. "If you want me back, hug me," the mascot says.
The controversial bill seeks to impose tougher penalties for leaking Japan's national secrets, but critics fear it could curtail freedom of the press and the right to information.
The announcement by the Valencian government on the afternoon of November 5 fell like a bucket of cold water among television and public radio workers in Valencia, Spain.
19 November 2013
Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef has decided to terminate his contract with the program's host channel, CBC. The saga continues after the popular show was taken off air.