Governments that block the aspirations of their people, that steal or are corrupt, that oppress and torture or that deny freedom of expression and human rights should bear in mind that they will find it increasingly hard to escape the judgement of their own people, or where warranted, the reach of international law. William Hague
I'm a big advocate of freedom: freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of thought. Jimmy Wales
Two things form the bedrock of any open society - freedom of expression and rule of law. If you don't have those things, you don't have a free country. Salman Rushdie
Freedom of expression - in particular, freedom of the press - guarantees popular participation in the decisions and actions of government, and popular participation is the essence of our democracy. Corazon Aquino
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all. Noam Chomsky