In the aftermath by George Quoted as deaths, and the many stories about racism that minoritetsnordmenn tell, it is both understandable and commendable that our elected officials want to go more offensive in the fight against xenophobia.
however, It is worth to remind that it is possible to go too far, and grasp to methods that violate the constitution and basic rights.
the city Council in Trondheim was on the way in this direction then they would ban the demonstrations with the "racist message" at the municipal grounds in Trondheim. They have subsequently moderated formulations, that they want to limit the number of places in the city where such demonstrations can be held, and will ask Parliament to examine the possibilities for a ban. But it is still a proposal that is illiberalt, and which should be discarded.Racism everywhere. Evil and destructive Columnist
Demonstrasjonsretten is based on the freedom of expression and forsamlingsretten, and stands very strong in this country. It was with this right in the bottom of the many protesters who wanted to protest against the politivolden in the united STATES could allow himself to break the state's smittevernregler. This is simply not a right that can be used as a weapon from the political hold, it cannot be bestowed or taken away to organizations you like or don't like.
Particularly serious in the case of Trondheim, there is a prohibition or a limitation will involve forhåndsdømming, in other words: "We know what you're going to say, therefore, we prohibit you to say it". When there is applied in the face of cuss, and hate speech, is it always after the statements have fallen, and how it must be.Should be thrown in the garbage can Debate
The right way to meet the racist protesters, is a vigilant and consistently repulse of the values they espouse. It is a long and strong tradition in Norway that the racists are faced with powerful motdemonstrasjoner. It is only to be hoped that SIAN ("Stop islamiseringen of Norway"), will be met by a similar resistance if they carry out the selection they have planned in Trondheim 29. June. When SIAN demonstrated in Kristiansand last summer, met three hundred motdemonstranter up.
Fight against racism must be waged with all the means democracy allows. But when Trondheim's deputy mayor Mona Berger (SOC.) says she will "shield" citizens against offensive demonstrations, it is pointed out that this is not her job.Turn On the LydErrorAllerede plus customer? Log into herError NOISE: Saturday is the big demonstrations in several places in London. Prime minister Boris Johnson goes hard out against the protesters on both sides. Video: Ap Show more You can submit your article and opinion piece in Dagbladet here
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