freedom of the press

With his words, Raihan Abir honours his slain Bangladeshi colleagues

His colleagues were hacked to death in Bangladesh. He’s endured death threats. And yet Raihan Abir carries on his website’s work, in Canada.

Breathing the air...

The air of uncertainty in Istanbul

Despite Erdogan’s surprisingly autocratic turn, the protesters have not given up

Hugh Grant to the rescue

Hugh Grant becomes crusader for U.K. press regulation

Why the Leveson inquiry put the romcom star in the spotlight

Return of the iron fist?

Hungary’s crackdown on the media sparks a backlash at home and away


The Boissoin case: freedom gains a moral victory

So how stands freedom of the press in Alberta after Thursday’s Queen’s Bench decision tossing out the Boissoin human-rights panel ruling [PDF]? Justice E.C. Wilson’s reasons establish two big things, pending some higher-level judicial review of Alberta’s human-rights regime:


Liveblogging the BC HRT, Day Two: A Day That Will Live in Entropy

Lots of good coverage of yesterday’s proceedings, beginning with the mighty Ezra Levant, who had so much fun he’s staying on another day. Also Brian Hutchinson, my old stable mate at the Post, pays appropriate homage to the majesty of it all. Plus the great man himself, of course, and uber-blogger Michelle Malkin and Jay Currie and … well, I better get in while there’s a chance of a seat…