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Joint Responsibility for Freedom of Expression Worldwide

Joint Responsibility for Freedom of Expression Worldwide

Daoud Kuttab  01.21.2015
The events of last week in France were truly tragic and required a major response. But now that the world has spoken in support of freedom...
When Charlie Met Charlie

When Charlie Met Charlie

Pia de Jong  01.21.2015
The common denominator in America is the tolerance of intolerance. Self-censorship and hypocrisy are the main instruments that keep the...
Conflicting Views of Islam Spill onto the Soccer Pitch

Conflicting Views of Islam Spill onto the Soccer Pitch

James Dorsey  01.21.2015
When Sarah Samir stepped this week on to an Egyptian soccer pitch to referee a men's match, she joined a small band of Arab women referees...
Supporters Doubt Argentine Prosecutor Killed Self

Supporters Doubt Argentine Prosecutor Killed Self

AP  01.20.2015
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The ex-wife of a prosecutor who accused Argentine President Cristina Fernandez of protecting the masterminds...

Boko Haram: The Nigerian Horror Show

Ozioma  01.20.2015
As this latest challenge continues to unfold, the real question is can Nigeria rely once more on the global community to re-ignite political,...
Events in Paris -- It's Time to Stand Up For Freedom

Events in Paris -- It's Time to Stand Up For Freedom

David Shechtman  01.20.2015
If you're reading this article, then you've benefited, at least indirectly, from the laws protecting the satirical French newspaper Charlie...

Je Suis: Jewish, and So much Else

Carol Smaldino  01.20.2015
Violence can seem like the only solution to people already experiencing the suffocation of dead endings. My hope is that the rest of us,...
Violence Against Charlie Hebdo: The Globalization of Moral and Intellectual Confusion

Violence Against Charlie Hebdo: The Globalization of Moral and Intellectual Confusion

Caroline Fourest  01.20.2015
After killing in Paris, religious fanatics are demonstrating in Grozny, killing in Niger and burning french flags in Pakistan. For what?...
Calling Radical Islam What It Is

Calling Radical Islam What It Is

Abraham H. Foxman  01.20.2015
That starts with saying that Islam and Muslims are not the enemy, they are part of the solution. We need to emphasize and acknowledge...
Who's Gunning for the Francophile Anti-Islamophobe?

Who's Gunning for the Francophile Anti-Islamophobe?

Ahmed Rehab  01.20.2015
I condemn the attack against Charlie, but that won't prevent me from speaking out against the subsequent, misguided attacks on Mosques...
Protecting Fans from Fanatics

Protecting Fans from Fanatics

Blayne Davis  01.20.2015
While watching the National Championship game between Ohio State and Oregon, I wondered in the midst of the blitzing commercialism, how...
Learning Nothing from Paris

Learning Nothing from Paris

Joseph Blady, M.D.  01.20.2015
There are certain things you don't get to do because there's no valid reason for doing them, and they could cause immense harm to others....
Argentine Prosecutor Found Dead Before Testifying Against President For Terrorism Cover-Up

Argentine Prosecutor Found Dead Before Testifying Against President For Terrorism Cover-Up

AP  01.19.2015
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's government said Monday that a prosecutor who had accused President Cristina Fernandez of shielding...

Why Suppressing Free Speech to Protect Religion Is a Bad Idea

Sanjay Sanghoee  01.19.2015
All we will accomplish is an environment where prejudice and hatred fester and grow in the shadows, and where extremists use incitement...