Free speech

Can Trump Cut U.C. Berkeley Funds? Experts Say No.

Trump threatened to cut funds for the university's flagship Berkeley campus in a Twitter posting accusing the institution of failing to support free speech and practicing violence against innocent people.

Bills Cracking Down on Protests Fuel Free Speech Fears

Bills have been introduced over the past month in states including North Dakota, Indiana and Iowa that would impose measures such as harsher penalties for demonstrators who disrupt traffic, and scrapping punishment for drivers who unintentionally strike protesters blocking their vehicles.

Turkey's Ugly War on Free Speech

Since Erdogan's presidency began, state prosecutors have launched 1,845 lawsuits against Turkish citizens, many of them journalists, for insulting the president of Turkey.

Flogging for Blogging

The Saudi thought police won't tolerate heresies, such as suggesting that women be allowed to drive.