Freedom of speech

FILE- This June 25, 2015 file picture shows Brzezinka or Birkenau nazi death camp near Oswieciem, Poland, when young visitors with Israeli flags walk on railway tracks on the grounds of the former German Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. The office of Polish President Andrzej Duda said the leader will on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 announce his decision on whether to sign legislation penalizing certain statements about the Holocaust. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, file)
February 06, 2018 - 2:33 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Poland's proposed legislation to limit Holocaust speech (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Poland's president says it may not be possible to punish anyone under the new law banning some statements about the Holocaust, especially if they are made abroad. Andrzej Duda...
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The U.N.'s human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, center, answers reporters' questions after attending a conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. al-Hussein warned that Myanmar's persecution of the Rohingya Muslim minority has the potential to spark regional conflict. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
February 05, 2018 - 1:36 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The U.N.'s human rights chief warned Monday that Myanmar's persecution of the Rohingya Muslim minority has the potential to spark regional conflict. Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein reiterated while in Indonesia that acts of genocide and ethnic cleansing may have occurred in the...
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Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz (86) reacts to a play, during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
February 04, 2018 - 10:06 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest from the Super Bowl (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Nick Foles threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to Zach Ertz, and the Philadelphia Eagles took a 38-33 lead over the defending champion New England Patriots late in the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl. Ertz beat Devin...
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A transit police officer escorts a protester away after protesters formed a human blockade Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, across light-rail tracks near U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis where the Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles was scheduled to kick off later in the evening. (Shari Gross/Star Tribune via AP)
February 04, 2018 - 9:33 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police arrested 17 activists who blocked a light-rail line carrying Super Bowl ticketholders to U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday in a protest against police brutality and privileges enjoyed by wealthy visitors that shut down trains for more than two hours. Live video from the scene...
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Protester James Franklin, center, of the NAACP yells en route to U.S. Bank Stadium, where an Anti-Racist Anti-Corporate rally joined with Take a Knee Nation, in Minneapolis on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
February 04, 2018 - 8:57 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Super Bowl protests (all times local): 7:55 p.m. A Metro Transit spokesman says 17 people taken away after blocking a light-rail line carrying ticketholders to the Super Bowl in Minneapolis have been cited and released. Howie Padilla says they were cited for...
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FILE - The file picture taken just after the liberation by the Soviet army in January, 1945, shows a group of children wearing concentration camp uniforms including Martha Weiss who was ten years-old, 6th from right, at the time behind barbed wire fencing in the Oswiecim (Auschwitz) Nazi concentration camp. Poland's Senate has backed legislation regulating Holocaust speech, calling for up to three years in prison for any intentional attempt to falsely attribute the crimes of Nazi Germany to the Polish state or people. (AP Photo)
February 01, 2018 - 3:00 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the Polish Senate's vote to regulate Holocaust speech (all times local): 8:55 p.m. The Wiesenthal Center, a Jewish rights group, is calling pending legislation in Poland regulating Holocaust speech an "outrage" and is accusing Poland's conservative government of...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, June 19, 2017, forensic officers move the van which struck pedestrians near a Mosque at Finsbury Park in north London. A Crown Court on Thursday Feb. 1, 2018, found Darren Osborne guilty of murder and attempted murder in the June 2017 attack in the city's Finsbury Park neighborhood. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, FILE)
February 01, 2018 - 1:08 pm
LONDON (AP) — A man who steeped himself in far-right, anti-Muslim ideas before driving a van into a crowd of worshippers near a north London mosque was convicted Thursday of murder and attempted murder. A jury at London's Woolwich Crown Court deliberated for just an hour before finding 48-year-old...
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January 16, 2018 - 6:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Tuesday threw its support behind the Archdiocese of Washington in a court fight to have its Christmas fundraising ads displayed on D.C. buses. The archdiocese sued Metro in November, arguing the transit agency's refusal to sell ad space violated its First...
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FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2017 photo, a woman with the word "Legalize" painted on her mouth marches against a recent congressional committee vote to make abortion illegal without exception nationwide, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Abortion is currently allowed in cases of rape, a pregnancy that threatens a woman's life or a fetus with anencephaly, but the committee adopted a measure that would remove those exceptions. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo,File)
January 04, 2018 - 12:18 am
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The doctor was late. So the women sat quietly in the waiting area of a clinic in an upscale neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro until they were overcome by thoughts of what they were about to do and what might happen to them. They began to talk. One woman said she was in a...
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January 03, 2018 - 7:04 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Attorneys for three men accused of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali refugees urged a federal judge on Wednesday to include prospective jurors from rural western Kansas because they are more likely to have voted for President Donald Trump. But the...
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