Martin Luther King: the story behind his 'I have a dream' speech
It's 50 years since King gave that speech. Gary Younge finds out how it made history (and how it nearly fell flat)
by Gary Younge
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Internet Trolls: What Can be Done About the Scourge of the Web
by Nick Thompson...
Birds hold key to secret of human speech
BY STEVE CONNOR , SCIENCE EDITOR THURSDAY 01 APRIL 2010
Way that zebra finches learn to sing could explain how children pick up first words
A tiny songbird that learns how to sing by listening to its parents could open the way to...
India’s Speech Impediments
By SUKETU MEHTA
Published: February 5, 2013
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In U.N. Speech, Obama Warns Time Runs Short on Iran
By HELENE COOPER- The New York Times
September 25, 2012
UNITED NATIONS — President Obama challenged the Arab World to use its newfound embrace of democracy to ensure protection for freedom of religion and speech and even life...
By AMY TAXIN, The Associated Press
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) -- A California jury found 10 Muslim students guilty Friday of disrupting the Israeli ambassador's university speech about U.S.-Israel relations, a case that stoked a debate about free speech.
The jury also convicted the students of...
PM Manmohan Singh's speech at UN General Assembly
September 24, 2011 19:25 IST
Text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's speech at the 66th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
Your Excellency, Mr President,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
The man who has been guided thus far in the mysteries of love, and who has directed his thoughts towards examples of beauty in due and orderly succession, will suddenly have revealed to him as he approaches the end of his initiation a beauty whose nature is marvellous indeed, the final goal of...
June 3, 2011
Page of protest livens up throne speech
Joanna Smith - The Star, Toronto
A protester holding a sign reading "Stop Harper" is led from
the room as Canada's Governor General David Johnston delivers
the Speech from the Throne June 3, 2011.
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama sought to allay concern in the Jewish community Sunday by telling America's largest pro-Israel lobby that he had said "publicly what has long been acknowledged privately."
Obama had spoken on U.S. policy toward the Middle East Thursday and addressed the...
MUMBAI, India — Free speech advocates and Internet users are protesting new Indian regulations restricting Web content that, among other things, can be considered “disparaging,” “harassing,” “blasphemous” or “hateful.”
The new rules, quietly issued by the country’s Department of Information...
Speech by Sardar Tarlochan Singh, Member of Parliament, on the killing of Sikhs in 1984.
25 years ago in Delhi, the Capital of India, a great cruelty was done on the Sikhs. But the greatest amazing fact is that it happened in broad day light. During the times of Nadar Shah, for three...
Sikhs’ protest against Gadkari’s speech is a corollary of Anti-Sikh Propaganda
Sikhs’ protest against Gadkari’s speech is a corollary of Anti-Sikh Propaganda|SikhSiyasat.net – Sikh News and Multimedia.
Fatehgarh Sahib (May 15, 2010): The Sikh Students Federation in a press statement has...
Sikhs struggling with free speech
Gurpreet Bhatti's latest play isn't being attacked as Behzti was, but that does not mean the Sikh community approves
Sikhs struggling with free speech | Sunny Hundal | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk
Just over five years ago, in December 2004, a row...
America.gov asked five experts including Maha Elgenaidi: Is it possible to protect religious freedom without limiting free speech?
By Maha Elgenaidi, Executive Director and President
Islamic Networks Group
The First Amendment of the Constitution states: “Congress shall make no law...
America.gov asked five experts including Tad Stahnke: Is it possible to protect religious freedom without limiting free speech?
By Tad Stahnke, Director of Policy and Programs
Human Rights First
Freedom of religion or belief cannot be ensured without the vigorous protection of free speech. The...
America.gov asked five experts including Salam Al-Marayati: Is it possible to protect religious freedom without limiting free speech?
By Salam Al-Marayati, Executive Director
Muslim Public Affairs Council
The Quran encourages Muslims to promote religious freedom and counter religious bigotry...
To commemorate Religious Freedom Day on January 16, 2010, the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Information Programs has published an article by World Sikh Council – America Region’s Chairperson of Interfaith Committee Dr. Tarunjit Singh Butalia titled Uncomfortable Free Speech...