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Freedom of Expression


The inquiry will focus on freedom of expression as an essential foundation of democratic society, guaranteed by the common law and by Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

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Reports, special reports and government responses

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Oral evidence transcripts

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9 December 2020
Inquiry Freedom of Expression
Witnesses Alan Rusbridger, former editor of the Guardian, Open Rights Group, and Ruth Smeeth (Chief Executive Officer at Index on Censorship)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Oral Evidence
FOE0022 - Freedom of Expression
Witnesses Prof. Raphael Cohen-Almagor (Chair in Politics at University of Hull)
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Written Evidence
FOE0052 - Freedom of Expression
Witnesses Woman's Place UK
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Written Evidence
FOE0060 - Freedom of Expression
Witnesses St Anselm's Pro-life Group
Committees Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Written Evidence

Other publications

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