Fears proposed death penalty for hate speech will kill freedom of expression in Nigeria

Fears proposed death penalty for hate speech will kill freedom of expression in Nigeria

Posted April 01, 2018 05:02:53 There are fears that newly proposed laws in Nigeria which stipulate a death penalty for hate speech will severely undermine freedom of expression in Africa’s largest democracy. Key points: The fierce public debate comes ahead of the 2019 general election Proponents say it is necessary …

Religious freedom review: Margaret Court claims anti-gay marriage voices silenced | Australia news

Former tennis champion turned preacher Margaret Court has claimed anti-marriage equality voices will be excluded from public debate in a submission to the Ruddock religious freedom review. The review – which had its reporting date extended to 18 May after it was inundated with submissions – published the first batch …