The implications of silencing Palestine supporters on freedom of speech: A discussion on TV shows

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The suppression of voices worldwide in support of Palestinians is testing the principles of free speech. The conflict in Gaza is not only being fought on the ground, but also in the court of public opinion, where freedom of speech is being challenged. Since the attacks by Hamas on southern Israel on October 7th, and Israel’s subsequent response in Gaza, many demonstrations showing solidarity with Palestinians have been prohibited, and critics of Israel have faced censorship, termination, or even imprisonment for expressing their opinions. What does this silencing of Palestine supporters reveal about the current state of the world, and what are the repercussions of muting voices during times of war?
Host: Anelise Borges
Guests: Ryna Workman – New York University student
Jack Espinose – member of New Anticapitalist Party
Muhammad Rabbani – director of CAGE

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