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The Campaign for Free Expression is an initiative of the Center for Inquiry (CFI) to focus the public's attention and efforts on one of the most basic and foundational human rights: the freedom to express yourself. We hope you join us.


Today, our global community finds itself in the midst of a human rights crisis, as many governments and institutions around the world are punishing individuals simply for deviating from, in word or in deed, religion and commonly practiced cultural customs. Click through to read about several prominent disturbing cases.


Despite what many people and governments would have us believe, the right to freedom of expression has a solid international basis—one they continually ignore. Read about international agreements protecting free expression and the many laws and cases around the world that clearly run counter to those agreements.