In the Bible, God had given humans a “free-will” which is to be practice by them throughout their life. They have the right to do and utter what they wanted to. In other hand, freedom of speech and expression had been pre-destined for man.
According to our constitution, the right to speak and utter words that pleases us is being protected by the state. This means that we are free what we wanted to speak without restrictions from the external outset of our life or in other words from anyone. The constitution did not elaborate so much regarding this matter. It only supported the detail with this, which we are free to speak whatever we wanted to say but we are liable for everything we say and that we must face the consequences pertaining to our words.
I had been too many places and mingled with different kinds of people. I had experienced to be in the middle of a rally and had heard and witnessed how people practiced their freedom of speech. Sometimes, they speak of harsh words to express how they are displeased to the things happening around them. They even shout their discontentment hoping that their voices will be heard. Sometimes they are banned and restricted from their rights. They are even stopped by the police forces before they could assemble and disperse them with tanks of water and tear gasses.
Truly our right to express is gradually collapsing. A new decree had been promulgated which stated that all group or person should secure permit first before they could begin rallying or speaking. The state explained that this is for the public safety. The question is this, how about if that person or assembly will not be given the permit? Does it mean that they cannot perform their rights? Yes, it is really for the public safety but is it not the public who is performing that act to express only their views and ideas?
It is really a traumatic experience for the whole country what had happened at the Hacienda... [continues]
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