Free Speech in Canada

In 1952 Paul Robeson, an African-American hero, was barred from entering into Canada to speak to union workers in Vancouver, so he addressed 40 000 assembled workers on the Canadian-US border via a radio microphone.

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 More then fifty years later Canada’s censorship regulators have not gotten any wiser and have tried to silence British MP George Galloway, who will use the medium of a video-link hookup to address the masses in four Canadian cities.

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