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Freedom of speech or provocation...

Postby insan » Tue Nov 03, 2015 7:52 pm

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/zaman-stanizai/provocation-or-freedom-of_b_1930781.html


"It's a given that in times of conflict we exaggerate differences to suggest our cultural supremacy, while in times of harmony we emphasize the many fraternal similarities. In the past we've victimized segments of our own society through racism, anti-Semitism, and sexism. While we now repudiate all that as taboo, we can only conclude that some of what we consider our First Amendment rights today will become taboo tomorrow. "

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http://www.defenddemocracy.org/media-hi ... ovocation/[/url]


The Fine Line Between Free Speech and Provocation
It doesn't exist. We either use our rights or lose our rights.



http://www.nj.com/opinion/index.ssf/2015/05/common_sense_is_best_judge_of_line_between_free_sp.html

"The late Justice Robert Jackson put it best in a withering dissent in a case in which the court ruled mind-boggling in favor of a Chicago priest whose radical rant triggered a riot.

"...if the court does not temper its doctrinaire logic with a little practical wisdom," Jackson wrote, "it will convert the Constitution's Bill of Rights into a suicide pact." "



http://www.b92.net/eng/news/world.php?yyyy=2015&mm=03&dd=02&nav_id=93345

"There are serious doubts about the impartiality of the OSCE since the OSCE representative on Freedom of the Media (Dunja Mijatovic) referred to the decision of the Ukrainian authorities to ban the Russian media in Ukraine merely as 'an excessive measure'," Lavrov said, according to TASS.


There are 50 shades of grey, there's no doubt but in the end; it's a different shade of grey... however making it looks like how it suits; must be something different and should be treated differently...
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Re: Freedom of speech or provocation...

Postby kurupetos » Tue Nov 03, 2015 10:05 pm

Start with Turkey, boy! :roll:
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