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Sweden and Finland celebrate 250 years anniversary of freedom of the press

LindahlPohjanheimoA fully functioning democracy depends on the willing consent of the people. And they can form an opinion only when they are properly and fully informed. More...

Free Speech - better ideas! Freedom of Press celebrates 250 years in Sweden and Finland

Burgstaller PohjanheimoOn 2 December, Finland and Sweden celebrate 250 years of freedom of the press. On this date in 1766, the Riksdag (Swedish Parliament) adopted the Freedom of the Press Act, the first legislation of its kind anywhere in the world. In fact, it predated both the United States Declaration of Independence and the French Revolution. More...

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