Tags: Freedom of Expression

Campaign to repeal Ireland’s blasphemy law launched

Campaign to repeal Ireland’s blasphemy law launched

Posted: Wed, 26 Sep 2018

The NSS has backed a campaign to repeal Ireland's blasphemy law which is being launched on Sunday, ahead of a referendum on the subject. Read More »

NSS condemns Spain’s blasphemy laws after actor detained

NSS condemns Spain’s blasphemy laws after actor detained

Posted: Thu, 13 Sep 2018

The NSS has called for Spain to abolish its blasphemy laws following the detainment of an actor accused of offending religious sentiment. Read More »

Council withdraws advert from toilet after Hindu complaints

Council withdraws advert from toilet after Hindu complaints

Posted: Thu, 13 Sep 2018

The NSS has criticised a north London council for removing an advert featuring a temple from a toilet after a Hindu group complained. Read More »

Hindu leader calls on Italian brewery to withdraw “inappropriate” beer

Hindu leader calls on Italian brewery to withdraw “inappropriate” beer

Posted: Thu, 26 Jul 2018

The NSS has warned of the need to resist "a competitive offence-taking culture" after a Hindu group asked a brewery to withdraw a beer. Read More »

NSS welcomes repeal of Offensive Behaviour at Football Act

NSS welcomes repeal of Offensive Behaviour at Football Act

Posted: Tue, 20 Mar 2018

The NSS has welcomed the repeal of a Scottish law which restricted football fans' freedom of expression on religion in an attempt to tackle sectarianism. Read More »

ECHR: Lithuania infringed free expression over religious icons

ECHR: Lithuania infringed free expression over religious icons

Posted: Thu, 01 Feb 2018

Lithuania violated the right to free expression by fining a fashion company for using religious imagery in adverts, the ECHR has ruled. Read More »

NSS: Council’s ban on religious offence is an insult to voters

NSS: Council’s ban on religious offence is an insult to voters

Posted: Fri, 12 Jan 2018

The NSS has called on Belfast City Council to reconsider a ban on "offensive expression" about religious beliefs during council business. Read More »

Student U-turn over Christian Union ban at Oxford College

Student U-turn over Christian Union ban at Oxford College

Posted: Thu, 12 Oct 2017

Organisers will allow the Christian Union to exhibit at future freshers' fairs at an Oxford college, after an earlier decision to ban it. Read More »