The Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001 (Victoria, Australia) and the Canadian Criminal Act are examined through a study of 'Islamic Council of Victoria v Catch the Fire Ministries Inc' and 'R v Harding' cases, respectively. Their provisions that prohibit hate speech based on religious vilification are analyzed, suggesting that freedom of expression should be provided, trusting citizens to employ truth and civility in religious discourse.
|Number of pages||26|
|Journal||Auckland University law review|
|Publication status||Published - 2006|