Posts tagged International Law
A Call to Censorship: Christchurch Shooter Gets the Last Laugh

You can outlaw whatever scum and villainy off the face of the earth that you so desire, but your law means nothing if it cannot be enforced, and not only can this policy not be enforced, it will have effects that are in direct detriment to the goals it sets out to achieve if attempted. Hammering down on the distribution of these materials and opinions will, if anything, lead to them becoming a many-headed hydra that will take similarly Herculean efforts just to keep at bay.

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When Freedom Is Forefeit: Julian Assange Detained for Extradition?

I am not here to convince you of Assange's innocence. I am not here to condemn him as guilty. I scribble this solemn blot upon the page of history, because this over-reach by the American government, this crushing of a jackboot on the throat of whistle-blowers and journalists everywhere, is a sign of the new norm we have allowed ourselves to acclimatize to, no different than a frog in a pot of water, slowly heated and raised to a boil.

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