Free Speech + Free Thought=Danger For Many Worldwide

Here in the US, we take free speech for granted. The First Amendment to the US Constitution is #1 for a reason.

We get it.

But lots of people throughout the world don’t get it, and wind up dead, molested, jailed, or harassed. To them; speaking out is a rare and prized privilege. To them; it can be a matter of life and death.

That’s why I was so interested this week to learn of a worldwide press freedom organization called the Center For International Media Assistance (CIMA). They are dedicated to empowering independent journalists worldwide.

On their website, you can find stories and links to information such as:

Meanwhile, here are some links to stories covered by other media organizations that also raise freedom of speech, freedom of expression, and human rights issues that illustrate the kinds of challenges faced worldwide by people who are trying to speak their minds, live independently, and shine a spotlight on what they perceive to be injustice.

Find out more:

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