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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2012-09-20

Freedom of speech or fueling hatred? (part 2)

Poking fun at religion is nothing new in France, but when a satirical weekly publishes new cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad, the furore goes global. François Picard’s panel argues over whether the cartoons constitute a stand for free speech, a cheap publicity stunt or incitement to hatred?

  • Ammar ABD RABBO. Photojournalist;
  • Radu STOENESCU. Staff member, "Riposte Laïque";
  • Fady FADEL. Dean of the American Business School of Paris;
  • Tariq RAMADAN. Professor of Islamic studies, Saint Anthony's College, Oxford. Author of "Islam and the Arab Awakening".

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Wassim Nasr.

Watch the first part here.

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