The combination of a political establishment that seems increasingly willing to sacrifice freedom of speech for short-term gains, a self-conscious, immature and offended student segment, and a group of scared teachers and professors with acute cases of “consideration-itis” – is pure poison for the free word:
The Global Conduct for Safe Migration agreement's carte blanche to the government, giving them the framework with which to judge the media's handling of migrants, is an attack on freedom of expression and freedom of the press, a freedom which ensures citizens’ access to information, and with it the ability to choose between information channels themselves in order to form their own opinion.
Douglas Murray was awarded the 2018 Sappho Prize by The Free Press Society.
On Monday, January 8th, 2018, one of Britain's most prominent conservative debaters, Peter Hitchens, spoke at the Free Press Association.
The German-Egyptian writer Hamed Abdel-Samad, who currently works as a researcher at the Institute of Jewish History and Culture at the University of Munich, is the son of an orthodox imam.