Yesterday's ruling by the Flensburg Regional Court in the legal dispute between Amed Sherwan and "Facebook Limited" sends a clear signal for freedom of opinion and against the unauthorized deletion of content on Instagram and Facebook. "Apparent" violations of the "community rules" are not sufficient, according to the judges, to delete posts or deactivate profiles. A decision with far-reaching consequences.
The Giordano Bruno Stiftung (gbs) is a think tank for humanism and enlightenment that has been joined by many renowned scientists, philosophers and artists. The foundation is currently backed by more than 10,000 supporting members and 50 regional and university groups.
The foundation's goal is to develop a viable humanistic, rational and evidence-based alternative to the traditional religions and to help it become established in society. This objective is based on the insight that we cannot face the complex challenges of the 21st century using the religious paradigms of the past. (Read more)