Posts tagged Freedom of Speech
Blasphemy Law Abolished in Iceland & Freedom of Speech

Yesterday, the parliament of Iceland agreed to abolish the blasphemy provision of the Criminal Code. The Pirate Party’s parliamentarians submitted the proposal back in January, and it received broad support from all of the other political parties in Parliament and the matter was unanimously supported by the committee examining the proposal. Icelanders have now taken an important step in guaranteeing human rights and joined other nations which respect freedom of speech and expression.

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