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When satire incites hatred: Charlie Hebdo and the freedom of expression debate

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By Peter Noorlander, Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) A version of this article appears in the Human Rights Action Bulletin XLIII: SPECIAL EDITION, January 2015.   The appalling murder of cartoonists, journalists and police at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has reignited the debate about freedom of expression and satire—and… Read more »