No free speech in Denmark

In Denmark you can be tried on “hate speech” charges for remarks made in private. Truth is not a defense, and if you’re acquitted, prosecutors can just try you again. This is what happened to Danish journalist Lars Hedegaard.

Put more succinctly, Denmark is not a free country.

UPDATE: The Danish Supreme Court has reversed Hedegaard’s conviction, but it did so without overturning the law that was used to persecuted him.

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