The Modern Day Assualt on Free Speech

Free Speech is seen as one of the guiding principles in any modern day liberal democracy, but is it under threat? And should we allow the government to pass laws suppressing certain viewpoints and speech? As defined by the English Oxford dictionary, free speech is “the right to express any opinion without censorship or restraint”….

The plight of Raif Badawi.

Note- This is article is a bit of a tirade, if anything. Three years ago, a man by the name of Raif Badawi was arrested on a charge of insulting Islam through electronic channels. The reason I revisit this old case is that despite international outcry, the decision for his punishment to be carried out…