Posts Tagged ‘ terrorism ’

Two Puppeteers at Center of Heated Free Speech Debate in Spain

February 19, 2016
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Two puppeteers in Madrid, Spain, are being charged with “glorifying terrorism” and have become the center of a heated debate on the state of free expression in the country. When Alfonso Lazaro de la Fuente and Raul Garcia Perez, puppet masters of the Puppets from Below theater group, put on their show “The Witch and…

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UNC Freshman Alleges ‘Literature of 9/11’ Course Sympathizes With Terrorists

September 10, 2015
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UNC Freshman Alleges ‘Literature of 9/11’ Course Sympathizes With Terrorists

Shortly after some Duke University freshmen made news by publicly opting out of reading Fun Home for an all-class summer reading program, another new student at the public university just down the road is also offering his thoughts on books he hasn’t read. In a piece for the student-run website The College Fix, University of…

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Two Killed in Copenhagen Attacks on Free Speech Panel and Synagogue

February 16, 2015
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Two Killed in Copenhagen Attacks on Free Speech Panel and Synagogue

A gunman opened fire on a Copenhagen cafe that was hosting a discussion on art, free speech, and blasphemy on Saturday, killing one attendee and injuring three police officers. The apparent target of the attack, Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks, was uninjured. The same gunman later killed a Jewish security guard outside a synagogue before being…

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