How everyday speech became a crime

Paul Coleman talks to Brendan O’Neill about the creeping censorship engulfing Europe.

Topics Free Speech Politics UK World

Paul Coleman, author of Censored and director of human-rights organisation ADF International, joins spiked’s editor for the latest episode of The Brendan O’Neill Show. They discuss the origins of Europe’s hate-speech laws and how everything from mainstream opinions to religious beliefs can now be criminalised.

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Topics Free Speech Politics UK World


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