5 speakers 15 minutes each

Flemming Rose

defends free speech

Flemming Rose is a Danish journalist and writer. As Cultural Editor, he was responsible for the publication of the controversial Muhammad cartoons in Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten in 2005. He has participated in think-tanks and conference all over the world on the subject of the freedom of speech. He is also the author of Tyranny of Silence (2010), in which he discusses the erosion of free speech, and the part played by globalisation in creating ethnically, religiously and culturally complex communities where previously free remarks can become criminalised, and taken as causes for offense.