Freedom of Expression post Paris attacks

Following the terrorist attacks on the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo last week, global sympathy and outrage have been demonstrable, coming together under the hashtag #JeSuisCharlie.

The attack has also sparked fierce debate on the importance of freedom of expression, particularly around the satirising of religion.

Free speech can often be perceived as offensive or unpleasant, and determining what constitutes it is a difficult task.

On the line to discuss freedom of expression and what the terrorist assault in Paris means for it was Guy Berger.


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