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Free Speech in the Age of Jihad - Robert Spencer

In recent years, proponents of Islamic jihad have increasingly turned to the courts and government agencies in their effort to suppress criticism of radical Islam. The result has been a proliferation of libel suits and so-called “hate speech” actions that aim to curtail free speech and further the cause of radical Islam. Although generally initiated in countries less hospitable to free expression than the United States, these actions have had a profound “spill over” effect on American authors, journalists, and publishers. More here:

http://www.defenddemocracy.org:80/research_topics/research_topics_show.htm?doc_id=677349

http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2008/04/freedom-of-spee.html

From the "Libel Tourism, 'Hate Speech', and Political Freedom" conference - 04-10-08

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