Tag: free speech

NBA-China outrage reveals how free speech is being crushed by Washington’s new Cold War

Contrary to its claim to universally protect free expression, the NBA has repeatedly demonstrated its willingness to sanction its players’ speech, particularly where it crosses lines with Washington’s anti-China agenda. 

By Ajit Singh

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Lawsuit by brutal Israeli ex-general against journalist David Sheen signals Israel’s war on free speech

Now an eccentric millionaire, former Israeli general Israel Ziv is suing journalist David Sheen for reporting on his sordid relationship with South Sudan.

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