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Do other countries have free speech protections similar to the First Amendment, and if so, how do those work?

The Danish constitution article 77 says Grundloven § 77 § 77 Enhver er berettiget til på tryk, i skrift og tale at offentliggøre sine tanker, dog under ansvar for domstolene. Censur og andre ...
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Do other countries have free speech protections similar to the First Amendment, and if so, how do those work?

canada In Canada, the right to freedom of expression is an explicit right, as described in Section 2 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: Fundamental Freedoms Everyone has the following ...
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Do other countries have free speech protections similar to the First Amendment, and if so, how do those work?

netherlands Freedom of speech in the Netherlands is guaranteed by article 7 of the constitution of the Kingdom of the Netherlands: Grondwet voor het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden or grondwet (ground/base ...
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Do other countries have free speech protections similar to the First Amendment, and if so, how do those work?

The 1977 Constitution of the USSR (in force until 1991) states: Article 50: В соответствии с интересами народа и в целях укрепления и развития социалистического строя гражданам СССР гарантируются ...
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Do other countries have free speech protections similar to the First Amendment, and if so, how do those work?

france Yes, but The Constitution du 4 octobre 1958 doesn't enumerate such rights, it describes how the Fifth Republic functions, powers, or checks and balances, and although it has been amended 24 ...
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Do other countries have free speech protections similar to the First Amendment, and if so, how do those work?

germany Article 5 [Freedom of expression, arts and sciences] (1) Every person shall have the right freely to express and disseminate his opinions in speech, writing and pictures and to inform himself ...
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Do other countries have free speech protections similar to the First Amendment, and if so, how do those work?

australia Yes and No Comprehensive rights protections Australia is unique among liberal western democracies in that it does not have an enumerated Bill of Rights; neither in its Constitution nor as an ...
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Do other countries have free speech protections similar to the First Amendment, and if so, how do those work?

For example, the eritrea Eritrean constitution, Art. 19 guarantees Every person shall have the right to freedom of thought, conscience and belief. Every person shall have the freedom of speech and ...
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Do other countries have free speech protections similar to the First Amendment, and if so, how do those work?

england-and-wales and northern-ireland It's called the Article 10 Right to Freedom of Expression and can be found at Schedule 1, Part 1 of the Human Rights Act 1998: 1 Everyone has the right to ...
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