Tag: Freedom of speech

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PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota senators have shelved a bill that would have allowed students to sue public universities if they were blocked from...
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BIDDEFORD, Maine — Two Maine newspapers are suing the city of Biddeford over an ordinance that curbs the deliveries of free unsolicited papers. ...
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EVERETT, Wash. — The city of Everett, Washington, has filed an appeal after a federal judge ruled in favor of bikini baristas, who sued...
Madrid art fair yanks photo exhibit amid political spat

MADRID — Madrid's International Contemporary Art Fair on Wednesday yanked a photo exhibition called "Political Prisoners in Contemporary Spain," prompting charges of censorship against...
Bahrain sentences prominent activist to 5 years in prison

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A prominent human rights activist in Bahrain was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison over tweets alleging prison...
Lebanon gets tough on the press ahead of elections

BEIRUT — A string of court cases and judicial investigations against Lebanese media figures is testing this country's reputation as a forum for ideas...
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LOS ANGELES — A California law that sought to prevent age discrimination in the entertainment industry by blocking a popular Hollywood website from posting...
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MADRID — Spain's Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a rapper who argued that his lyrics praising terror groups were protected by freedom...
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TOPEKA, Kan. — A Kansas Senate committee has advanced a bill that would prohibit state colleges and universities from infringing potentially offensive speech on...
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BURLINGTON, Vt. — Officials at the University of Vermont and St. Michael's College say they are investigating white supremacist signs and stickers that are...

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