Also in norway, the first world war (1914-1918) had significant negative consequences for freedom of expression on the grounds of national security new laws were introduced prohibiting disclosure of defence secrets, and censorship of letters and telegrams were established along with trade restrictions also on printed. World trends in freedom of expression and media development – special digital focus 2015 explores emerging opportunities and challenges for press freedom in the digital age with a focus on online hate speech, protection of journalism sources, the role of internet intermediaries in fostering freedom. Freedom of speech the fritt ord foundation have partnerships with a number of norwegian and international organisations working on freedom of speech in some capacity a number of these are listed below, as well as other notable organisations and institutions within the field index on censorship established in 1972. Speech by the minister of culture linda hofstad helleland at the association of norwegian editors meeting, october 31th 2016. “with the strongest weapons in the world—freedom of speech and democracy— we are staking out the course for norway after 22 july 2011” jens stoltenberg, norway's prime minister, echoed the sentiments of most of his compatriots when he spoke at a vigil in oslo this week anders behring breivik, a. Article 100 of the norwegian constitution has granted freedom of speech since 1814 and is mostly unchanged since then article 142 of the penal code is a law against blasphemy, but no one has been charged since 1933, though it was upheld as late as 2004 article 135a of the penal code is a law.
Norway by sierra krell norwegian flag free speech and free press rights are crucial matters to each country's unique government and it's constituents in norway and other scandinavian countries, free expression is a widely accepted and popular idea and has been since censorship was abolished in. Freedom of expression is not a given right helge rønning abstract this article takes its point of departure in a survey published on press freedom day 2013 about norwegian attitudes to freedom of expression the results of the survey revealed quite contradictory responses on the one hand norwegians were in. In norwegian law we have civil anti-discrimination legislation that prohibits discrimination and harassment based on ethnicity, religion, beliefs, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression however, with the exception of the ethnicity anti-discrimination act, none of these anti- discrimination. This report is designed to provide an overview of whistleblowing law in norway in order to establish best practice legislation norway has specific legislation on the protection of “whistleblowers” as the norwegian legislation affords employees a statutory right to notify wrongdoing as well as it requires employers to develop.
Kapittel is a large, well established festival with a general scope, activities for most target groups and over 10 000 visitors annually our founding principle is to discover and reveal connections between the arts and the world and to protect the fundamental right to freedom of expression at kapittel you encounter new. Introduction thank you for the invitation – to say a few words about recent cases and the development of freedom of speech in norway i am a lawyer working in oslo, and the rest of norway, in the lawfirm schjødt freedom of speech has been a cornerstone in our firm for many decades, and we. The ministry of foreign affairs is launching a new strategy today for efforts to promote freedom of expression 'freedom of expression and independent media are under growing pressure norway is therefore strengthening its international work in this fi.
In recent years, whistle-blowing and freedom of speech in the workplace have attracted widespread public attention in norway legal provisions on whistle- blowing, which were added to the working environment act, came into force in 2007 although employees' freedom of speech has, on paper, never. In our modern western society freedom of speech is fundamental to the values of our people without freedom of speech our people will be subdued and depraved of independent thought the norwegian government has this summer agreed upon making laws against freedom of speech they call them. A confluence of interests and forces among norwegian political, media and legal elites since the rushdie affair and the 'mohammed cartoon crisis' have created conditions in which minority protections against racist and discriminatory speech as guaranteed by norwegian law, and norwegian obligations under international.
Study finds freedom of expression at lowest point since 2000 with reporters facing violence, prosecution and financial rout in dozens of countries world press freedom ranking, 2017 most freedom least freedom 148 russia 22 canada rank 1 norway 54 poland 155 turkey no data 40 uk 43 us. This study is a continuation of a broader project called the state of freedom of speech in norway – the freedom of expression foundation's monitor project, which was carried out by institute for social research (isf), in cooperation with imk, fafo, tns gallup and lawyer jon wessel-aas, in 2013-2014.
This article will give an insight into some recent important freedom of expression cases from scandinavia by analyzing the content and discussing the issues at stake as it will in norway a man was convicted for a racist post on the “open” facebook profile of a famous female singer, writer and journalist. Legal environment: 2 / 30 (↑1) freedoms of expression, media freedom, and the right to access government information are guaranteed under article 100 of norway's constitution the penal code prohibits hate speech, which can be punished with up to three years in prison however, other restrictive elements of the penal.