[WikiEN-l] Speaking of free speech

Justin Cormack justin at specialbusservice.com
Mon Feb 20 13:15:56 UTC 2006

On 20 Feb 2006, at 13:08, Steve Bennett wrote:

> http://www.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/europe/02/20/austria.irving.trial.ap/ 
> index.html?section=cnn_latest
> Looks like you don't need to go to the extent of causing death or  
> injury.
> ObDisclaimer: I'm not sympathising or otherwise supporting Irving's
> views. But I'd be curious to know exactly what he's being charged
> with, and what the rules on free speech are in Austria...

Denying the holocaust is a crime in both Austria and Germany.

Most countries dont have a constitutional right to free speech.

Here in the UK we dont even have a written constitution.


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