As part of its effort to curb hate speech Twitter is moving to filter out inappropriate content based on religion.
The Federal Public Prosecution has issued a statement on hate speech being treated as a crime in accordance with the Federal Law No. 2 of 2015 on combating discrimination and hatred.
Speaking on the floor of the Georgia state Senate last week, Michelle Au implored her colleagues to “stand up” to the hatred aimed at Asian Americans that’s increased during the pandemic. A day later, a gunman shook the Atlanta area by killing eight
Pakistan confirmed it detained the father of prominent activist, Gulalai Ismail, who has fled the country.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Friday the coronavirus pandemic keeps unleashing "a tsunami of hate and xenophobia, scapegoating and scare-mongering” and appealed for "an all-out effort to end hate speech globally."
The company did not divulge details of the account users — such as their specific plans for protests or where in the US they live. It said "approximately” 190 accounts were removed overall.
The UAE has taken the right step in the right direction by condemning the knife attack at a church in Nice. In a statement, the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation stressed that the UAE expressed its strong condemnation
T. Raja Singh, a regional lawmaker for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party, was blocked "for violating our policy prohibiting those that promote or engage in violence and hate from having a presence on our platform," a Facebook spokesman said.
The defendant’s colleagues complained that those messages had hurt their feelings as Muslims, and that they encourage people of other religions to despise Islam.
"This was a terrorist attack, motivated by hatred, in the heart of one of our communities,” Trudeau told parliament. "If anyone thinks racism and hatred don’t exist in this country, I want to say this: How do we explain such violence to a child in a hospital? ...