Free speech around the world

From IxWiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Various countries have different regulations on freedom of speech and speech-related matters.


Country Guarantee of Free Speech? Censorship? Online Speech Criticism of Government Defamation Hate Speech Incitement to Violence Obscenity Sedition Blasphemy
 Burgundie Legal No Legal Legal Illegal Illegal Illegal Legal Illegal Partial
"Rational free speech" has been a pillar of the Constitution of Burgundie since is adoption in 1823. Speach considered none-productive to the advancement of society and the Burgundian individual was banned under the Burgundian concept that an attack on one is an attack on the whole. Through this interpretation defemation, incitement to violence, and hate speech are considered sedition and are explicitly banned.
 Caphiria Legal Partial Legal Legal Partial Illegal Illegal Legal Partial Illegal
Free speech has been a pillar of the Constitution of Caphiria since the 1600s. However, blasphemy, incitement to violence, and more recently hate speech have been illegal, with enforcement of the former being sporadic.
 Diamavya Legal Yes Partial Partial Illegal Legal Illegal Legal Illegal Illegal
While Diamavya has always claimed to uphold the right to free speech, it has regularly arrested people for "threat against the social order", "attempt to undermine democracy", and even treason when protesting supreme court decisions, disapproving of foreign policy, and showing dissatisfaction in institution such as the military or executive department. Censorship is considered regular though the government claims it is infrequent and for the benefit of the citizens. Online speech is fairly open but is often censored by bots if they detect key phrases such as "f**k the government", "I hate the military", and variations of similar dissent. While blasphemy is de jure illegal the government has made it known that it approves of anyone who says they do not practice religion or are not religious so long as they do not say they don't believe in God. Citizens can also not be arrested for believing in Gods from other faith, so long as they do not specify the God outside of the name "God".
 Nolis Legal No Legal Legal Legal Illegal Illegal Legal Partial Legal
The legality of free speech is guaranteed under the Basic Law of Nolis. However, forms of hate speech and incitements to violence have been ruled as illegal by the Judicial Council; as it undermines the concept of multiculturalism enshrined in the Basic Law.
 Urcea Partial No Legal Legal Partial Legal Illegal Legal Partial Illegal
Free speech except for blasphemy has been guaranteed in Urcea since the Great Bull of 1811. Blasphemy laws are still on the books, but enforcement is sporadic.