Tag Archives: Freedom of Speech

Face of the Day: The Winner of the International FREE Speech Award — The BFD

 

Today’s face of the day Tommy Robinson was the winner of the International Free Speech Award also known as the Sappho Prize, described as an award given to journalists who combine excellence in their work with courage and a refusal to compromise. He was presented with the award for his defense of free speech at…

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Massy University One, Freedom of Speech Zero — The BFD

 

Massey University is a craven example of an organisation whose commitment to freedom of speech is paper-thin. They have caved at the very first hint of opposition and have used the Thug’s Veto as an excuse for their abject cowardice. Response to ‘Feminism 2020’ event 16 October 2019 Massey University has advised Speak Up For…

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The Future is in Good Hands — WOBH | Media

 

This week the Youth Parliament sat and it was encouraging to see and hear a number of young people speak on Freedom of Speech. Ali Gammeter and Gabriel Tagi have strong futures as community leaders ahead of them if their speeches are anything to go by. You can support our call for Free Speech to be protected by signing our…

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Jonathan Butcher: Freedom of speech? Not allowed at politically correct liberal Williams College — FOX News

Williams College has waived the white flag of surrender and won’t adopted a statement in favor of free expression endorsed by other colleges.

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ACT Party Making a Splash — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

 

David Seymour and the ACT party are currently grabbing the headlines with a new look, new policies and a meaty issue that resonates with the public: freedom of speech. This one issue has the potential to get the party over the 5% hurdle, because there is a significant bloc of voters out there, of whom…

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Trump Tweets Support For Conservative Voices Banned From Twitter — Daily Wire

President Trump on Sunday voiced his support for conservatives who have been banned from Twitter. “Twitter should let the banned Conservative Voices back onto their platform, without restriction,” Trump wrote on the very same social media platform. “It’s called Freedom of Speech, remember. You are making a Giant Mistake!”

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Andrew Little on the legal balance between freedom of speech and hate speech — Your NZ

Minister of Justice Andrew Little on freedom of speech versus protecting people from hate speech. The New Zealand Bill of Rights Act affirms our right to freedom of expression, including the right to impart and receive opinions of any kind. Protecting freedom of speech is crucial to our democracy and the ability of all citizens […]

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Face of the day — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

 

[…] Tamaki [said] it was his “God-given responsibility” to preach the word of the holy spirit, declaring he is here to protect Kiwis’ freedom of speech. “The war that will rage is a confrontation of beliefs. I am confident I speak for many New Zealanders, who don’t have a voice or public profile but still…

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Peter Ridd’s Fight For Freedom Of Speech On Climate Change — Iowa Climate Science Education

Dr Peter Ridd talks with the Director of Policy at the Institute of Public Affairs, Gideon Rozner about his fight for freedom of speech on climate change. In May 2018, after an academic career of more than 30 years, Peter had his employment terminated as a professor of physics at James Cook University in Townsville, […]

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A man in a T-shirt walks into a supermarket. Nek Minute… — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

 

We often write on Whaleoil about how freedom of speech is under threat in the UK, with people getting arrested by the police for liking or sharing a post on social media that someone found offensive. Not so long ago we posted a video of an Englishman in the UK being removed from a sporting…

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Jordan Peterson, author and Steph Dryberg,Wellingtonian of the Year — Your NZ

Controversial Canadian psychologist, professor of psychology and author is coming to New Zealand to speak. NZ Herald: Canadian psychologist and ’12 Rules of Life’ author Jordan Peterson visiting New Zealand A Canadian professor who became an internet sensation almost overnight and with a cult-like following is touching down in Auckland to speak about his book, 12 Rules […]

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New Doctrine Threatens Freedom Of Speech In Universities — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

Sir Roger Scruton believes heresy is central to understanding the erosion of free speech A principal function of the university is to conduct rational enquiry in order to discover/create new knowledge. Rational enquiry is dependent on academic freedom, ie freedom of speech that allows full and free contest of ideas. Freedom of speech is so […]

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When We Broaden The Definition Of Incitement, Freedom Suffers — Daily Wire

Over the past week, we’ve heard the media pitching one particular narrative nonstop: the story that President Donald Trump’s rhetoric has resulted in increased violence. We heard it in the aftermath of a spate of attempted bombing attacks against Democratic targets by a Floridian nut job, and we heard it in the aftermath of a…

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Face of the day — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

 

Today’s face of the day is an academic prepared to stand up to defend freedom of speech. In an article in a newspaper, he said As a humanities lecturer in classical studies at Massey University, I am disturbed by the recent push toward censorship – or, in the current euphemism, “no-platforming” or “de-platforming” – of…

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Whaleoil number three on naughty list — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

 

A dedicated Muslim dude on Facebook has been working away compiling a list of websites that he wants blocked from Pakistan and ultimately from Google. It is a clear example of how his ideology does not support freedom of speech or freedom of religion or even a sense of humour as he wants to silence…

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What is the advertising value of a ban? — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

 

In a recent case of private companies exercising their right to de-platform voices they disagreed with, the controversial Alex Jones and his Infowars content was banned from various social media sites. They included YouTube, Facebook, iTunes, Google Podcast, Spotify, iHeartRadio, MailChimp, Disqus, LinkedIn, Flickr, Pinterest and several others. The curious thing is that these different organisations…

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Face of the day — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

 

Don Brash has been nominated for New Zealander of the Year. Voting for Don Brash will not only be a vote for a worthy recipient but it may also help promote the Free Speech Coalition and the incredibly important cause of protecting our freedom of speech in New Zealand. Anti-free speech activists have done their…

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Goff invited to debate freedom of speech — New Zealand Herald – Top Stories

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has been invited to debate freedom of speech at Pauline Hanson’s first public appearance in New Zealand. The Australian senator, whose One Nation party is best known for wanting …

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‘Free speech’ group raises $50,000 to challenge Auckland Council — Your NZ

The free speech versus alleged potential hate speech or inflammatory speech continues after the cancellation of a speaking event where two Canadians that almost al New Zealanders had never heard of suddenly became the centre of controversial attention. Previous posts on this: Peters, Bridges support free speech The Molyneux-Southern Australasian speaking tour A group that has also […]

via ‘Free speech’ group raises $50,000 to challenge Auckland Council — Your NZ

Faces of the day — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

For those of you with long memories here is a digital image that may help take you down memory lane. Phil Goff and Helen Clark both made the most of their freedom of speech in New Zealand and took part in many protests, including ones where protestors spat on Kiwi soldiers returning from Vietnam. My father was…

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Lindsay Perigo on freedom of speech — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Chris Lynch interviewed Lindsay Perigo yesterday morning regarding freedom of speech. Later, Professor Paul Moon came on, then David Seymour, who suggested the Human Rights Commission should be scrapped. Lindsay Perigo makes very good points about the Human Rights Commission and their attempts to stifle freedom of speech in New Zealand. Perhaps the abolition…

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Rally At British Embassy in Washington, D.C. On June 3 at 1:00: FREE TOMMY ROBINSON! — Absolute Truth from the Word of God

On June 3rd, thousands of outraged supporters of freedom of speech will gather at the British Embassy in Washington D.C. at 1:00 pm to express their disdain for the jailing of Tommy Robinson of the U.K. What was Mr. Robinson’s crime you ask? He spoke out about Muslim gangs in the U.K. who take part […]

via Rally At British Embassy in Washington, D.C. On June 3 at 1:00: FREE TOMMY ROBINSON! — Absolute Truth from the Word of God

The heart of Catriona MacLennan criticism – “freedom of speech itself” — Your NZ

At the heart of all three Judgments was what Lord Denning said was “freedom of speech itself” by This is also at the heart of criticism of a judge by lawyer Catriona MacLennan, and an inquiry into that by the National Standards Committee of the New Zealand Law Society into her criticism. James Farmer Q.C. […]

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Largest Event EVER For ‘Freedom of Speech’ to Take Place in London on May 6th! — Absolute Truth from the Word of God

On Sunday, May 6th, there will be the largest demonstration that the UK has ever seen on the streets of London. It is estimated that over 100.000 people will join in for a “Day for Freedom” in the streets of London, right outside 10 Downing Street . Free speech is being quenched there as it […]

via Largest Event EVER For ‘Freedom of Speech’ to Take Place in London on May 6th! — Absolute Truth from the Word of God

Freedom of speech an ironic joke at Auckland University — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Oh, the sick irony of this… Limiting freedom of expression Friday, 16 March 2018, 4:20 pm Press Release: University of Auckland Limiting freedom of expression A panel of academics and students will be joined by an international human rights lawyer to discuss the implications for society of placing limits on freedom of expression. Lorde help us!…

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Facebook’s New Tactic to Silence Me and Other Christian Conservatives — Absolute Truth from the Word of God

I have written recently that Facebook puts me in “FB jail” quite frequently. If I write about the Muslim Brotherhood, or on President Trump – or anything against the Left; FB will send me a message, alerting me that I cannot post in any groups until such and such a time. But now they have […]

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Julian Mann: Make no mistake. This Ofsted plan is a threat to religious freedom. — Conservative Home

Julian Mann is Vicar of the Parish Church of the Ascension, Oughtibridge, South Yorkshire. The level of apathy about the escalating threat from the state to freedom of speech and of voluntary association is breathtaking. One possible explanation for this indifference is that the state is currently targeting religious people, and most British people are not particularly religious.…

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Abortion Buffer Zones on the Rise — Right to Life New Zealand

The right to public protest and freedom of speech is not only coming under attack in the UK but right across the western world. Those who stand up for traditional values and the rights of the unborn are facing increasing hostility. One only needs to look across the Tasman to Victoria and Tasmania where buffer…

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Sledge of the Day — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

All hell has broken out in Australia with the pending visit of Milo Yiannopoulos. As usual the Greens are all about stopping freedom of speech. A Greens senator has protested about British right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos getting a platform to speak in Australia’s Parliament House. Yiannopoulos, who enjoys riling feminists and mocking political correctness, is…

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