The Freedoms We Defend

Every voice, no matter how controversial or challenging, has the right to be heard without fear.

Freedom of Speech

Free speech is a fundamental human right and the most important one of all because without it we wouldn’t be able to defend the others. It’s the lifeblood of democracy and a bulwark against tyranny.

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Academic Freedom

Academic freedom is the lifeblood of universities. By engaging in open discussion, students and academics are able to develop different ideas and advance the frontiers of knowledge.

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Freedom of Expression

Freedom of expression is the right of artists to say what they want without fear of losing their livelihoods. Without it, Britain would soon lose its status as a global cultural superpower.

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Freedom of the Press

Freedom of the press is essential for the proper functioning of democracy. Without journalists holding the powerful to account citizens cannot make informed decisions at the ballot box.

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Freedom of Religion

Freedom of religion is a hard-won right after centuries of religious persecution. A mainstay of liberal society, it gives people the right to practice their religion without state interference.

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If you want to speak up about an issue that matters to you, you should be free to do so without fear of being penalised. We have helped over 2,000 people who found themselves in trouble merely for expressing a controversial opinion or for exercising their right to lawful free speech, whether at college or university, in the workplace or on social media.

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