We asked some students what freedom of speech means to them

It might seem like freedom of expression is under attack right now. Three days of terror in France saw 17 people killed, including nine journalists when the offices of Charlie Hebdo were stormed.

While the attack brought millions to the street in unity rallies across France and elsewhere under the banner of "Je Suis Charlie", the fact the Paris march was attended by world leaders with very dubious press freedom records in their own countries drew criticism.

Since then we have also seen a blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes in Saudi Arabia for trying to discuss religious matters, while the Pope walked into a row when he suggested a violent reaction was inevitable if people's faiths were subject to ridicule.

With that in mind, we asked our student brand ambassadors a very simple question:

What does freedom of speech mean to you?

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