Free speech & the law: Counter Terrorism – Index on Censorship Index on Censorship

Counter-terrorism laws seek to address the application of “violence for political ends”. It is the “political ends” element that makes these laws interact so frequently with free expression rights, as the law tries to clamp down on expressions of sympathy with terrorist organisations and ideologies, as well as any resulting violence.

Source: Free speech & the law: Counter Terrorism – Index on Censorship Index on Censorship