Hate speech: a warning from Europe

Paul Coleman on why we must oppose hate-speech laws.

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In this special edition of the spiked podcast, Paul Coleman, executive director of the Alliance Defending Freedom, explores the dangers of criminalising hate. He explains how European hate-speech laws work, where they came from, and why the rest of the world would do well not to follow our lead.

Paul will be speaking alongside Brendan O’Neill and Nadine Strossen at ‘Should we be free to hate?’, a Spiked US panel discussion in NYC on 29 January. Get your free tickets here.

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