Censorship Over Cocktails


The British government has imposed a nine-month jail sentence on Tommy Robinson. Egregious as that is, it's made all the more so by the fact that just a few miles away from his sentencing, the very same government was co-hosting a global summit on journalistic freedom. You'd be hard-pressed to find a western journalist who's staked as much as Robinson, though his government prosecuted him. May it be a cautionary tale: the values and freedoms governments loudly proclaim are always conditional.

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