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Saudi Arabia Trends Hard Line
A prince of repression moves into pole position.
Cuba Releases All 53 Prisoners Agreed To in Deal With U.S.
The release of the remaining detainees overcomes a big hurdle for historic talks next week aimed at normalizing ties after decades of hostility.
Why the Al-Jazeera Trial in Egypt Is So Important
The 16 reporters locked up in Egypt stand for press freedom in the Middle East.
The Koran Does Not Forbid Images of the Prophet
The Charlie Hebdo killers were operating under a misapprehension.
Cold-Blooded Murder and the Limits of Tolerance
Satire wounds, but it does not kill.
Putin’s Punitive Theater of the Absurd
Why does Moscow fear a small drama company?
Funny’s Funny: Humor Is An Essential Freedom of Speech
The Danish editor who ran satirical cartoons about Islam pleads for tolerance.
Fans of Comedy, Freedom of Speech, Flock to See 'The Interview'
Seth Rogen surprised patrons by appearing at a sold-out 12:30 a.m. screening of the movie at a theater in Los Angeles where he briefly thanked fans for their support.
Chinese Government Tightens Grip on Press Freedom Again
The latest press-choking regulation from China's government is a warning to local reporters against working with foreign news organizations