Blasphemy and the right to offend

April 21, 2013
Rainer Ebert
Blasphemy and the right to offend

The right to express one’s opinion freely is maybe the most important democratic right, and it is currently under assault in Bangladesh. Hifazat-e-Islam demands the introduction of strict blasphemy laws
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The YouTube ban and the right road to development

November 1, 2012
Rainer Ebert
The YouTube ban and the right road to development

The 14-minute trailer of the movie titled “Innocence of Muslims,” a movie that may or may not exist, is poorly made and outright stupid.
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Posted in Freedom of expression, media | 14 Comments »

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