Freedom of speech



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Much to my complete and utter astonishment, two diametrically opposed ideologies have climbed into bed together at Goldsmiths university in order to publicly oppress and gag those who take a stance for the freedom to believe whatever you wish and the freedom to criticise those that oppose that. So let […]

Goldsmiths Feminist Society stands in solidarity with Goldsmiths Islamic Society


Iran Human Rights Org reports that .. A Revolutionary Court in Tehran has sentenced artist and civil rights activist Atena Faraghdani to a total of 12.5 years in prison for drawings and content critical of the government that the young activist posted on her Facebook page. …  the authorities particularly […]

Sentenced to 12.5 Years in Prison within Iran for Facebook Posts




You may have heard about the story of a teenager in Turkey who was sent to jail for apparently insulting the president. Now the words “teen” and “insult” might conjure up in your mind some rebellious kid yelling unprintable abuse at a well-respected politician, but that is not what went […]

Teenager sent to jail in Turkey for the crime of calling for secularism