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Welcome to WikiProject Freedom of speech. Several Wikipedians have formed this collaboration resource and group dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of Freedom of speech and the organization of information and articles on this topic. This page and its subpages contain their suggestions and various resources; it is hoped that this project will help to focus the efforts of other Wikipedians interested in the topic. If you would like to help, please join the project, inquire on the talk page and see the to-do list below.


  1. Work collaboratively to improve the quality of articles within the topic, ideally to WP:GA or WP:FA quality status.
  2. Serve as a central location for discussion of improvement of articles within the topic.
  3. Contain statistical data for analysis of quality changes and importance of all articles in the topic.
  4. List helpful resources for referencing and research work within the topic.
  5. Provide links to locations/techniques to get additional help from other related areas of Wikipedia.


  1. All articles within Portal:Freedom of speech, specifically Portal:Freedom of speech/Topics.
  2. All articles relating to Freedom of speech, and technique and history of Freedom of speech, broadly defined.
    • This includes:


  • No sub-specific guidelines independently exist for the project itself.
  • General Wikipedia-wide project guidelines apply, including:

Open tasks[edit]

Here are some tasks awaiting attention:


List of participants
  • Please feel free to add yourself here, and to indicate any areas of particular interest.
  • You may also feel free to add the userbox - {{User Freedom of speech}} - to your userpage, to indicate your participation in the WikiProject.

List of participants[edit]

  1. --Kairbair (talk) I am interested in internet culture free speech, such as the free speech on websites like reddit.
  2. -- Cirt (talk) 08:33, 16 October 2012 (UTC)
  3. -- Gnangarra 00:47, 25 October 2012 (UTC)
  4. --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 02:20, 25 October 2012 (UTC)
  5. The Rambling Man (talk) 20:23, 25 October 2012 (UTC)
  6. Homunculus (duihua) 22:52, 25 October 2012 (UTC)
  7. groupuscule (talk) 02:58, 26 October 2012 (UTC)
  8. --Anthonyhcole (talk) 04:42, 26 October 2012 (UTC)
  9. Epipelagic (talk) 06:34, 26 October 2012 (UTC)
  10.  — Crisco 1492 (talk) 09:10, 26 October 2012 (UTC)
  11. Smuconlaw (talk · contribs) 18:48, 26 October 2012 (UTC)
  12. Kiefer.Wolfowitz 09:48, 31 October 2012 (UTC)
  13. Khazar2 (talk) 18:23, 31 October 2012 (UTC)
  14. Lquilter (talk) 23:09, 31 October 2012 (UTC)
  15. benzband (talk · contribs) 20:04, 1 November 2012 (UTC)
  16. Crtew (talk · contribs) (I am interested in journalism-related issues.) 00:38, 2 November 2012 (UTC)
  17. Lord Roem (talk · contribs) 03:26, 5 November 2012 (UTC)
  18. nhog (talk · contribs)
  19. JayJasper (talk · contribs) 17:25, 6 November 2012‎ (UTC)
  20. Robin Lionheart (talk · contribs) Robin Lionheart (talk) 22:11, 8 November 2012 (UTC)
  21. Grollτech (talk) 10:43, 11 November 2012 (UTC)
  22. Noleander (talk · contribs) 01:46, 16 November 2012 (UTC)
  23. int21h (talk · contribs) 03:46, 10 December 2012 (UTC)
  24. --User:Callisterp (I am interested in media or information environments and their influence on freedom of speech and the rule of law) 19:41, 6 January 2013 (UTC)
  25. ComputerJA (talk) 21:50, 29 May 2013 (UTC) I'm interested in journalists assassinated/disappeared in Mexico and press freedom in Latin America. ComputerJA (talk) 21:50, 29 May 2013 (UTC)
  26. Pharaoh of the Wizards (talk) 03:37, 12 June 2013 (UTC)
  27. Jeff Ogden (W163) (talk) 02:32, 17 June 2013 (UTC)
  28. Prototime (talk · contribs)
  29. Ald™ ¬_¬™ 14:33, 13 August 2013 (UTC)
  30. petrarchan47tc 06:01, 6 October 2013 (UTC)
  31. Epicgenius (talk) 18:57, 12 January 2014 (UTC)
  32. --1ST7 (talk) 00:26, 15 January 2014 (UTC)
  33. missing some of the people above, --Gerda Arendt (talk) 20:20, 31 January 2014 (UTC)
  34. --HectorMoffet (talk) 18:08, 1 February 2014 (UTC)
  35. DES (talk) 14:39, 2 February 2014 (UTC)
  36. --buffbills7701 14:49, 2 February 2014 (UTC)
  37. Mohamed CJ (talk · contribs) 20:02, 2 February 2014 (UTC)
  38. The C of E (talk · contribs) As the creator of Fucking Hell, why not?
  39. 0x0077BE (talk · contribs) (Critical, high priority area) 23:50, 3 February 2014 (UTC)
  40. Neljack (talk) 02:12, 4 February 2014 (UTC)
  41. John (talk) 21:01, 4 February 2014 (UTC)
  42. Daniel Case (talk) 16:39, 9 February 2014 (UTC) Since I've been doing articles about some of the U.S. Supreme Court's decisions in this area (such as the Pickering line on the free-speech rights of public employees and the search and seizure of allegedly obscene publications).
  43. Anupmehra (talk · contribs) Anupmehra -Let's talk! 18:23, 11 February 2014 (UTC)
  44. →Davey2010→→Talk to me!→ 14:24, 12 February 2014 (UTC)
  45. User:Atsme 17:22, 7 March 2014‎
  46. Balaenoptera musculus (talk) 10:50, 9 May 2014 (UTC)
  47. User:David Hedlund 22:43, 22 June 2014‎
  48. TheBlueCanoe 12:14, 3 August 2014 (UTC) Interested in the political repression of free speech and the intersection with technology

WikiProject Freedom of speech Invitation[edit]


To be placed on User talk pages of users who you have noticed contribute regularly to Freedom of Speech related articles, if they decide to join they will list themselves on the list of participants.

{{subst:WikiProject Freedom of speech invitation|ts=~~~~}} or {{subst:FOSINV|ts=~~~~}}

{{subst:#if: Invitation to join WikiProject Freedom of Speech|== Invitation to join WikiProject Freedom of Speech ==}}


Featured content[edit]

Featured articles
Featured lists


New articles[edit]

Please feel free to list your new Freedom of speech-related articles here (newer articles at the top, please). Any new articles that have an interesting or unusual fact in them, are at least over 1,000 characters, don't have any dispute templates on them, and cite their sources, should be suggested for the Did you know? box on the Wikipedia Main Page.

Review and assessment[edit]



Peer review[edit]

Peer review


WP:Freedom of speech article rating and assessment scheme
(NB: Listing, Log & Stats are updated on a daily basis by a bot)
Current detailed listing of Freedom of speech articles by quality
Daily log of status changes
Current Statistics

Article alerts[edit]

No Article alerts at this time.

Cleanup listing[edit]


Category tree display


WikiProject template[edit]

WikiProject template to tag article talk pages


Userboxes related to Freedom of speech
  1. {{User Freedom of speech}}
  2. {{User free speech}}
  3. User:Feureau/UserBox/freespeech

The Freedom of speech Barnstar[edit]

The Freedom of Speech Barnstar


Sample code

{{subst:The Freedom of speech Barnstar|1=On behalf of [[WP:WikiProject Freedom of speech|WikiProject Freedom of speech]], The Freedom of speech Barnstar is awarded to {{subst:BASEPAGENAME}}, for contributions related to expanding and improving the quality of articles on Wikipedia relevant to [[freedom of speech]] and [[censorship]]. From the participants at [[WP:WikiProject Freedom of speech|WikiProject Freedom of speech]], thank you, ~~~~}}

Example output
Free-speech-flag.svg The Freedom of speech Barnstar
On behalf of WikiProject Freedom of speech, The Freedom of speech Barnstar is awarded to EXAMPLE, for contributions related to expanding and improving the quality of articles on Wikipedia relevant to freedom of speech and censorship. From the participants at WikiProject Freedom of speech, thank you, — Cirt (talk) 09:42, 4 December 2013 (UTC)


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