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To: Dark Skies

Does truth trump all, in the EU, or is even the truth *hate speech/defamation* if someone yells that they are offended?


10 posted on 06/14/2006 8:17:09 AM PDT by reformedliberal
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To: reformedliberal
I think it would depend very much on the definition of "hate speech" written into the laws of each country.

I think most hate speech laws provide an exception from the law if the statement containing the hate speech can be proven to be "true." Same for most defamation of character and libel laws in most countries.

13 posted on 06/14/2006 8:41:02 AM PDT by Dark Skies
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