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Freedom of Expression: Resources

Essential Principles

Article XIX.

The Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History, and Diplomacy. New Haven, CT: Yale Law School, 2008.

>U.S. Bill of Rights, 1789–91.


>Constitution of the United States, 1787.


U.S. Declaration of Independence, 1776.

Declaration of the Rights of Man, 1789.

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).

Cornell University Law School Legal Information Institute. "Supreme Court Collection: Freedom of Speech." Contains links to: Schenck v. United States (1919); Yates v. United States (1957); Sullivan v. The New York Times (1964); Brandenberg v. Ohio (1969); The New York Times v. United States (1970).

Havel, Vaclav. The Power of the Powerless: Citizens Against the State in Central-Eastern Europe. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, Inc., 1979.

Human Rights Web. "A Summary of United Nations Agreements on Human Rights," 1997.

International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX).

Puddington, Arch. "Freedom of Expression After the ‘Cartoon Wars.'" New York: Freedom House, 2006.

Reporters Without Borders.

World Press Freedom Committee.


Ali, Ayaan Hirsi. "Faced with Radical Islam, Europe Is in Danger of Decay." American

>Enterprise Institute, November 2006.,pubID.25217/pub_detail.asp.

Bakker, Piet. "Dutch Media." University of Amsterdam, March 2005.


Amnesty International. "Uganda: Independent Media and the Right to Information Under Threat." News release, August 15, 2005.

Byrnes, Rita M., ed. Uganda: A Country Study. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, Federal Research Division, 1990.

Gale, Thomas. "Encyclopedia of the Nations: Africa: Uganda."

Reporters Without Borders. "Uganda." In 2006 Annual Report. Paris: Reporters Without Borders, 2006.


Esarey, Ashley. "Speak No Evil: Mass Media Control in Contemporary China." Freedom at Issue Special Report, February 2006.

Nathan, Andrew. "Present at the Stagnation." Foreign Affairs (July–August 2006).

Overbye, Dennis. "Scientist at Work: Xu Liangying; Einstein's Man in Beijing: A Rebel With a Cause." New York Times, August 22, 2006.

Worden, Robert L., Andrea Matles Savada, and Ronald E. Dolan, eds. China: A Country Study. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, Federal Research Division, 1987.