n International Journal for Religious Freedom - Censored: How European "hate speech" laws are threatening freedom of speech, Paul Coleman : book review
|Article Title||Censored: How European "hate speech" laws are threatening freedom of speech, Paul Coleman : book review|
|© Publisher:||International Institute for Religious Freedom|
|Journal||International Journal for Religious Freedom|
|Publication Date||Jan 2012|
|Pages||171 - 172|
"When should freedom of speech be limited in a free society?" (p. 3). As the author notes, the answer to this question is far from easy. However, while some limitations on speech will always exist, ill-conceived hate speech laws enforced through penal law should never be considered to be a valid restriction on speech. This is the view taken by Coleman as he considers hate speech laws in the European context.
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