A human rights champion might seem like an unlikely candidate for China to endorse—but Irene Khan's record suggests Beijing would have little to fear.
The Trump administration has suggested the app, owned by a Beijing-based company, poses security issues.
"If we were entering a period where there may be a prolonged period of civil unrest, then that might suggest that we need different policies," the CEO said in a meeting with employees Tuesday.
The New York Civil Liberties Union sued the governor Friday for penalizing "New Yorkers who wish to engage in protest activity but are barred from doing so."
The NRA recently dropped a lawsuit against San Francisco after officials said a resolution calling for a review of NRA business relationships was non-binding.
The defendant posted the review after the doctor allegedly became angry during an appointment when he noticed that she was recording on her phone.
"We need to teach people the role of a free press in a democracy," Rafael Lorente, associate dean for academic affairs at the University of Maryland's journalism school, told Newsweek.
Enough is enough. It's time for real intellectual diversity at Mississippi's flagship university—and campuses across the country.
The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents is expected to vote on a free speech policy that would come with mandatory punishments for students found to have violated it.
Denise Ho said China's aggressive approach to freedom of expression is only making its reputation worse and its situation more difficult.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's remarks reveal a growing respect for the sports community's right to advocate for the causes they care about. And yes, that includes international human rights.
"Given that Liberty's violations are public and longstanding, we are left to conclude that the Department's failure to act is deliberate and that it is only interested in enforcing free speech policies against institutions it deems unfriendly," Reps. Levin and Raskin wrote in a letter.
The justified backlash against tech giants here in Silicon Valley is a visceral reaction to the ongoing attacks on America's institutions and values. We must step up to protect our elections, privacy and free speech.
Filmmakers Patricia Marcoccia and Maziar Ghaderi told "Newsweek" they hoped people would start talking about the film—not about the fact that it was canceled.
"We have never protected illegal speech, as it seems that we have been accused of by some less than credible journalists."
The University of Florida's settlement came days after Vice President Mike Pence applauded the Young America's Foundation for fighting for free speech on campuses.
"Whatever action the college does or doesn't do, people are saying we should be held responsible. That's an unsustainable outcome."
Texas GOP congressman Dan Crenshaw mocked "coddled" college students and applauded Governor Greg Abbott for signing a so-called "free speech" law.
College students are split along lines of gender and race on issues surrounding free speech rights and potentially offensive language, according to a new survey.
"Other reforms may bring the cost of college down, but we must better protect free inquiry in order to bring the quality of college up."
"That is not the role of the university."
California Republicans introduced legislation calling for the University of California, Davis, to fire an English professor who called for the death of police officers in 2014 and 2015.
Trump declared on Saturday that any colleges who refuses to comply will face a heavy toll on their budgets.
Gab.com, a far-right social media alternative to Twitter, lashed out at "Big Tech" and called on President Donald Trump to stop Silicon Valley "collusion" against the company.
The European Court of Human Rights upheld an Austrian ruling against a woman who was convicted of disparaging Islam.
Activists claim the move is a political stunt to impress the Trump administration.
Other products included swastika balloons, "Heil Hitler" beer and busts of the Nazi leader.
Ron Paul said Silicon Valley social media giants like Facebook and Twitter are censoring "antiwar activists and libertarians" because tech companies are just extensions of the U.S. government.