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Azhar Majeed

Azhar Majeed is director of the Individual Rights Education Program at the Pennsylvania-based Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. The foundation’s mission is to defend and sustain individual rights, including freedom of speech, legal equality, due process, religious liberty and sanctity of conscience at U.S. colleges and universities. In 2014, Majeed debated Jeremy Waldron on […]

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James Weinstein

James Weinstein is a professor of constitutional law and a faculty fellow at the Center for Law, Science & Innovation at Arizona State University. He is also an associate fellow at the Centre for Public Law at the University of Cambridge. His areas of research are constitutional law, particularly free speech, as well as jurisprudence and legal history.

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Craig R. Smith

Craig R. Smith is a professor of communication studies and director of the Center for First Amendment Studies at California State University, Long Beach. He is the author of The Four Freedoms of the First Amendment, and he is an expert on free speech and hate speech.

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The Ethical Journalism Network

The Ethical Journalism Network is a London-based global campaign promoting good governance and ethical conduct in media. The network’s member organizations, which include Religion Newswriters Foundation, can speak about hate speech in their respective countries of focus.

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IFEX

IFEX is a Toronto-based network of global organizations connected by a shared commitment to defend and promote freedom of expression as a fundamental human right. Sort its nearly 100 members by region or by using the map on the network’s website.

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Dangerous Speech Project

The Dangerous Speech Project works to prevent violence by diminishing the harmful effects of inflammatory public speech without harming freedom of expression. The project’s focus countries include Canada, Kenya, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sri Lanka and the U.S. Contact Susan Benesch.

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Agnès Callamard

Dr. Agnès Callamard is director of the Global Freedom of Expression Project at Columbia University in New York City and former executive director of Article 19 in London.

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Leslie Green

Les Green is professor of the philosophy of law at Balliol College, Oxford. He is working on a book about “right speech” and argues that Buddhist ideas about avoiding divisive, abusive and false speech can help us live together well in free societies.

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