Tag Archives: freedom

OP-ED: Freedom to Offend

By Jordan DEPPIESSE If freedom of expression can cross a line then are we truly free to express ourselves? It is commonly accepted that mocking someone’s religious beliefs is unfair and cruel. It is considered an act of bigotry and hate to use a person’s religion against them. There is a sect of the population, generally secular, who counter this

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LENS: PARIS LA VILLE DE L’AMOUR !

By Rose ADJEI-BEMPHA As Margaret Anderson puts it: “Paris is the city in which one loves to live. Sometimes I think this is because it is the only city in the world where you can step out of a railway station—the Gare D’Orsay—and see, simultaneously, the chief enchantments: the Seine with its bridges and bookstalls, the Louvre, Notre Dame, the Tuileries

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FEBRUARY THEME 2015 EDITORIAL: #FreedomofSpeech #ThinkBeforeYouSpeak

By Belma HALILOVIC With the recent tragic upheaval of the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris, the right to “freedom of speech” has been brewing in many conversations across the globe. Thus, this has inspired conversation amongst our diverse MPH class and further, the theme for PHIN’s February Edition: Freedom of Speech. As with many unexpected incidents, we are quick to

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LENS: CHARLIE HEBDO TRIBUTE: UNITY RALLY PHOTOS – January 11, 2015

By Joanne AMLAG What: Charlie Hebdo Unity Rally Where: Place de la Republique, Paris When: 11 January, 2015 – 3:00PM Why: [as written per rally invitations] Pour la liberté de la presse, pour la république pour la liberté de conscience et d’opinion pour lutter contre l’obscurantisme pour ne pas capituler face au terrorisme Why? Like many others living in Paris,

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