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Workshop: Freedom of speech.
Foto: Human Rights Lens Norway 2021/2022

Freedom of speech

What is freedom of speech? This workshop gives the participants insight into how freedom of speech functions, and insight into its limitations.

Photo: Human Rights Lens Norway 2021/2022

Instructions for the workshop

The participants first take part in a dialogue exercise where they need to take a stand on different claims. The exercise shows why freedom of speech is so vital in democratic societies. But is there a limit to what one should be permitted to say? The participants will explore this in follow-up group work.

Use an energizer as a break along the way.

Total duration: approximately two hours.

After the workshop the participants shall have

  • Acquired more knowledge about the concept freedom of speech
  • Reflected on the limits to freedom of speech

(English translation: John Anthony)