Tag: Freedom of Speech

The Chief Justice of South Africa and the Role of the Constitution in Foreign Affairs


The South African political landscape has been experiencing tumultuous turns since the dawn of our democracy, turns of which have become definitive moments of our nation. These moments have either buttressed or eroded the foundations of the democratic project – reinforcing institutions, enhancing personal liberties and the protection of fundamental human rights. Our supreme law, […]

ISGAP welcomes decision against Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) in the Fordham University case


ISGAP is at the forefront of fighting antisemitism within academia. ISGAP confronts bigotry, the SJP and the ideology of the Muslim Brotherhood, at U.S. universities.         New York, December 23, 2020 — The Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) welcomed the decision by a New York appellate court on December 22 […]

Human Rights Activist, Former Political Prisoner and Chair of ISGAP, Natan Sharansky, Makes the Case for U.S. Support of Jimmy Lai and Hong Kong’s Democracy Advocates


In an opinion piece for The Washington Post titled, “Why Jimmy Lai and Hong Kong’s democracy advocates need Biden’s public support right now”, leading human rights activist and former political prisoner, Natan Sharansky reflects upon his own captivity and urges the incoming Joe Biden Administration and the United States Congress to take stronger action in […]

We Find Ourselves in a New Kind of Egypt – How do we Leave it?


The Jews and Israel are surrounded by verbal, written and violently genocidal enemies. Who is our Moses, our Aaron, our Miriam?  Who has God appointed to lead us to safety?   We find ourselves in a new kind of Egypt—one in which the Jews and Israel are surrounded and inundated 24/7 by thousands of accusations, […]

Campus Antisemitism and Pseudo-Intellectual Complicity


In recent decades, academics promoting pseudo intellectual studies have sought to advance the notion that antisemitism in the contemporary context, and specifically on college and university campuses, is a mere illusion, created by a group of alarmists,”[1] attempting to exaggerate the severity of threats against the Jewish community. Recently, this phenomenon received attention when the […]

Dr. Charles Asher Small Debating at Oxford Union


ISGAP Executive Director, Dr. Charles Asher Small, presents at the Oxford Union Debate on Holocaust Denial Criminalisation. Dr. Small speaks as part of the opposition to the following Motion. The Motion: This House Believes Holocaust Denial Should Not Be Criminalised January 21, 2016

Aleksandra Gliszczynska-Grabias – “Memory Laws or Memory Loss? Limiting Freedom of Speech in Search of Europe’s Historical Identity”


Title: Memory Laws or Memory Loss? Limiting Freedom of Speech in Search of Europe’s Historical Identity Speaker: Aleksandra Gliszczynska-Grabias, Researcher, PoznaY Human Rights Centre, Institute of Legal Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences; Vice President, “Open Republic” Association against Antisemitism and Xenophobia Date: February 27, 2013 Location: Harvard Law School, as part of the “Antisemitism in […]

Thomas Hochmann – “Holocaust Denial and Freedom of Speech after United States v. Alvarez”


Lecture: Holocaust Denial and Freedom of Speech after United States v. Alvarez Speaker: Thomas Hochmann, Associate Professor of Public Law at University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne and Associate Member of the Perelman Centre for Legal Philosophy (Brussels) Date: October 31,2012 Location: Harvard Law School

Alexander Tsesis – “Free Speech and Antisemitism: Comparative Approaches to Antisemitic Speech in the United States and Europe”


Lecture: Free Speech and Antisemitism: Comparative Approaches to Antisemitic Speech in the United States and Europe Speaker: Alexander Tsesis, Associate Professor of Law at Loyola University-Chicago Location: Fordham University Date: October 18, 2012