What is the First Amendment for? I ask my students this every year. Every year, several people quickly respond that the First Amendment guarantees Americans the right to speak without restriction. True, I say, but what is it for?
“The highs and lows of cartooning,” he wrote. “Today I was just let go from all newspapers in New Brunswick.”
Brunswick News Inc. said in a statement on Sunday it is “entirely incorrect” to suggest the company canceled its freelance contract with de Adder over the cartoon.
Asia Bibi was dragged out of her house, beaten, and arrested in front of an angry mob. Accused of blasphemy, she would never return to her village.
After a decade-long ordeal, Asia is finally free.
( Sad… You know where Putin is going with this. Ironically, the fanatically Pro-USA First right-wing media will be all aboard on this, as long as can be seen to be in line with their Trumpism. )
Moscow city authorities have refused permission for an annual ceremony honouring victims of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin, according to Russia’s most prominent human rights group.
Memorial, the country’s oldest rights group, has held a 12-hour ceremony every year on 29 October for the past 11 years.