Since the voices of Iranian New Zealand women were suppressed through violence and intimidation in Auckland on the 25th March 2023, I thought I would share a link to a live stream outside the Iranian New Zealand High Commission in London, filmed yesterday, where British women give them a voice. You can watch it here… Continue reading Protest at NZ High Commission in London
Tag: free speech
I may not agree with you but I defend your right to say it
At the Let Women Speak event in Auckland on Saturday 25th March 2023 women were denied the opportunity to speak by a violent and intimidating group of protestors. You have to wonder what ordinary NZ women want to say that would trigger this rage. We don't know because they weren't given the opportunity to speak.… Continue reading I may not agree with you but I defend your right to say it
I want to make a comment about the scientist Tim Hunt, who was recently sacked for making some disparaging remarks about women. They weren't exactly disparaging but they were not complimentary and although I think his intention was to be funny, they were not. However I don't think this is a good reason for him… Continue reading Magmanimous
What is freedom of speech?
I've been thinking quite a bit about the idea of freedom of speech and freedom of expression this week and what it means exactly. It's not something I've thought a great deal about in the past because I've always felt I had the freedom to express my thoughts, which I quite frequently do, and I'm very grateful… Continue reading What is freedom of speech?