Anti-monarchy protests sparks debate on freedom of speech in UK

Without a doubt, the most watched event across the world was Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral. The United Kingdom and the Commonwealth were mourning their monarch.

But outside the gates of Buckingham Palace, a group of people protested against King Charles’ ascension to the throne.

Some protesters were arrested, but will this affect the freedom of speech in the UK?

Produced By: Xinchen Li

Featured In Story: Associate Professor Maria O’Sullivan – Deputy Director of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law at Monash University

First aired on The Wire, Friday 23 September 2022

Thursday 22nd of September, 2022

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