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Russia has added a digitally altered image of President Vladimir Putin in heavy makeup to its list of banned extremist materials, saying the picture suggests Putin is gay. The Russian Ministry of Just...
18c fight moves to the senate as the Coalition backs changes.
Australian society must send a strong message that racial vilification can be held to account, while guaranteeing freedom of speech.
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Where is the line between free speech and hate speech on the internet?
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They’re in a bind as more countries crack down on online speech.
But it doesn't mean she likes him.
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An open letter calling on Chinese leader Xi Jinping to resign and a subsequent crackdown on dissidents could be read as a sign of unease at the top of the country's leadership. Chinese authorities ha...
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There's a subtle but crucial difference between respecting the beliefs of others, and respecting their right to hold those beliefs. It's the latter which is important. The former is cultural relativism -- something apparently abhorred by Cory Bernardi.
An anti-abortion activist who deliberately flew to Australia without a visa has had his high court bid to stay denied. U.S. activist Troy Newman, who has previously argued for doctors who perform abor...
A controversial U.S. anti-abortion activist who defied a travel ban to Australia is set to be deported from the country, but a federal court action has been launched to overturn the revocation of his...