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Greater Minds: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie rejects censorship

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie gave the Arthur Miller Freedom to Write lecture at the 2015 PEN World Voices festival. She spoke about self-censorship enforced by peer pressure. The festival saw controversy over whether to give a freedom of speech award to

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Charlie and the Hate-Mongers

Why do 12 deaths in Paris provoke more anger than 2,000 in Northern Nigeria? The attack on Charlie Hebdo was a direct attack on the right to free speech. Freedom of speech includes freedom to criticise and freedom to offend.

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Nous sommes tous Charlie

I haven’t blogged about current affairs before but the more I think about yesterday’s attack on Charlie Hebdo and murder of 12 people, the more I feel the need to say something. So much has already been said that I

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