Read the public hearing (in danish) Proposal L133: Arguments against its implementation Restricts freedom of expression: The proposal restricts freedom of expression, as it can be used to punish symbolic expressions critical of religions. This is contrary to the principle of freedom of expression, which is a central pillar of a democratic society and […]
Introduction Technology companies offer people around the world endless possibilities to share and impart information and express their opinions and beliefs quickly and without cost on social media platforms (SMPs). There are 4.62 billion users (58.4% of the global population) spending an average of 2h 27m per day on social media. This has revolutionized human […]
Our contribution to the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expressions report on disinformation. Access here.
Brief summary of our views: Justitia put forth its views in the framework of a public consultation on amendments proposed to hate crime laws in England and Wales. Ourmain points of argument which were: (i) The freedom of expression implications of the consultation paper (ii) the integration of speech and actual physical violence under one […]
Our written submission to the Scottish Parliament on the Hate Crime and Public Order Bill. See our contribution see here. See a list of contributions. Brief summary of our views: Whilst welcoming the abolishment of blasphemy, we are concerned about (i) the freedom of expression implications of the Bill (ii) the integration of speech and […]