Tag: Freedom of speech

Concern mounts about possible Turkish law on media funding

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ISTANBUL — Press freedom groups expressed concern Friday about comments by Turkish officials about possible legislation to regulate foreign funding for media and the...

Mexico fines candidate for support from influencer wife

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MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s electoral agency fined a state gubernatorial candidate $2.75 million, ruling that he got prohibited support from his influencer wife’s social...

Judge tosses suit by Candace Owens over Facebook fact checks

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DOVER, Del. — A Delaware judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by conservative political commentator Candace Owens against USA Today and another media organization...

Long-banned athlete protest acts expected at Tokyo Olympics

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TOKYO — Athlete activism is making a comeback at these Olympic Games. ...

Hungary: Politicians demand inquiry into alleged spying

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BUDAPEST, Hungary — Opposition lawmakers in Hungary's parliament have demanded an inquiry into findings by an international investigation that the country's right-wing government used...

Dane who drew controversial Muhammad caricature dies at 86

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HELSINKI — Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard, whose image of the Prophet Muhammad wearing a bomb as a turban was at the center of widespread...

EXPLAINER: Target list of Israeli hack-for-hire firm widens

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BOSTON — Human rights and press freedom activists are up in arms about a new report on NSO Group, the notorious Israeli hacker-for-hire company....

Struggling channel GB News hires Nigel Farage to host show

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LONDON — GB News, a British news channel that launched last month as a right-leaning alternative to the BBC and Sky News, said Saturday...

Hungary: Writers, bookstores brace for ban on LGBT content

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BUDAPEST, Hungary — Some bookstores in Hungary placed notices at their entrances this week telling customers that they sell "non-traditional content.” The signs went...

Notable sedition, treason cases in American history

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CHICAGO — After Donald Trump supporters stormed Capitol Hill on Jan. 6 in a bid to halt the certification of Joe Biden’s election, many...