Germany: Comic faces prosecution for poem mocking Turkey’s president
The German government’s authorization for the prosecution of comedian Jan Böhmermann for broadcasting a crude poem that allegedly insulted Turkey's president infringes on the fundamental right to freedom of… More
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Hate Speech’s Rise on Twitter Is Unprecedented, Researchers Find
Problematic content and formerly barred accounts have increased sharply in the short time since Elon Musk took over, researchers said. https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/02/technology/twitter-hate-speech.html?smid=tw-share
4 books are going back on shelves in Beaufort, SC, incl by @MargaretAtwood @halseanderson @StephenChbosky. But it's preposterous that 99 books were put into storage just b/c 1 parent put them on a list & made a demand. 95 more to review, still banished... https://www.islandpacket.com/news/local/education/article269483917.html
"This morning in Kyiv, writers Peter Godwin, Barbara Demick and Dave Eggers joined PEN America and @PenUkraine to release a report that reveals the extent of Putin’s assault," reports @RonCharles:
https://s2.washingtonpost.com/camp-rw/?trackId=632df5b342168b3d9554af75&s=638a141f9d88976ba3485edc&linknum=4&linktot=71 #Ukrain #UkraineRussianWar