Freedom of Speech: We Will Not Cower
Following the slaughter at Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical magazine, Onkar Ghate, senior fellow at ARI, writes that “When foreign governments, religious leaders and their faithful followers threaten and murder individuals for daring to speak, anyone who values his own life and freedom must stand with, and speak for, the victims.”
We call on everyone to post and publicize the content that these totalitarians do not want us to see, as we are doing here.
It does not matter whether you agree or disagree with the particular book, cartoon or movie that they seek to silence. We must defend our unconditional right to freedom of thought and freedom of speech.
Read Dr. Ghate’s article in full. Join us. Make your voice heard.
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ARI champions the unconditional right to the freedom of speech. Here is a selection of our commentary, going back twenty six years to the fatwa against the author Salman Rushdie.
- Freedom of Speech: We Will Not Cower by Onkar Ghate, 2015
- Freedom of Speech, “Islamophobia,” and the Cartoons Crisis, Elan Journo interviews Flemming Rose, 2014
- In the Sony Affair, Who Is the Real Coward? by Steve Simpson, 2014
- The Fear to Speak Comes to America’s Shores by Onkar Ghate, 2006
- The Twilight of Freedom of Speech by Onkar Ghate, 2006
- The Cartoon Jihad: Free Speech in the Balance by Christian Beenfeldt and Onkar Ghate, 2006
- Free Speech And The Danish Cartoons, A Panel Discussion with Yaron Brook, 2006
- Draw Mohammad Risk Your Life? by Elan Journo, 2010
- Surrender in Book on Mohammad Cartoons by Elan Journo, 2009
- Religious Terrorism vs. Free Speech by Leonard Peikoff, 1989