Flashcards in Freedom of Speech Deck (17):
What does Freedom of Speech state?
Everyone has the right to free speech in the UK
What do people in the UK have the right to under the Freedom of Speech Act?
They have the right to disseminate information and ideas
What is the biggest problem with regards to Freedom of Speech?
What has the internet caused problems with throughout the UK and world?
Hate sites, pornography and extremist opinions
What may we not do under the Freedom of Speech Act?
Incite violence, criminal behaviour or make 'hate speeches'
What do people have the right to do freely?
Speak freely and have public debates about politics
What cannot the Government do even in a State of Emergency?
Prevent people from speaking freely and have debates about politics
What can going against the Freedom of Speech Act result in?
What are people not allowed to do due to the implication of the Freedom of Speech Act?
Make public speeches of 'hate' or incite violence towards others
In some countries what have they introduced?
How is Freedom of Speech protected?
Article 19 in the Declaration of Human Rights
What does the Declaration of Human Rights State about the Freedom of Speech?
We have "the right to hold opinions without interference"
What does everyone have the right to?
"Everyone has the right to freedom of expression"
Do we have the right to seek information?
We have the right to seek information
Do we have the right to give and receive information?
We have the right to give and receive information from other people
Why are there limitations?
There are limitations as people may not seriously harm or offend others