hate speech – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com EU news and policy debates across languages Thu, 26 Jul 2018 09:47:30 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/02/ea_favicon_16x16.png hate speech – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com 32 32 Campaigners lock horns with EU justice chief on ‘hate speech’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/freedom-of-thought/news/campaigners-lock-horns-with-eu-justice-chief-on-hate-speech/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/freedom-of-thought/news/campaigners-lock-horns-with-eu-justice-chief-on-hate-speech/#comments Tue, 05 Jun 2018 14:57:09 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1244487 https://www.euractiv.com/section/freedom-of-thought/news/campaigners-lock-horns-with-eu-justice-chief-on-hate-speech/feed/ 1 A European vision for human-centred digital platform ecosystems https://www.euractiv.com/section/data-protection/opinion/a-european-vision-for-human-centred-digital-platform-ecosystems/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/data-protection/opinion/a-european-vision-for-human-centred-digital-platform-ecosystems/#respond Mon, 30 Apr 2018 14:16:29 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1234324 https://www.euractiv.com/section/data-protection/opinion/a-european-vision-for-human-centred-digital-platform-ecosystems/feed/ 0 Commission faces backlash for plan to fast-track tech platforms’ removal of illegal posts https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/commission-faces-backlash-for-plan-to-fast-track-tech-platforms-removal-of-illegal-posts/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/commission-faces-backlash-for-plan-to-fast-track-tech-platforms-removal-of-illegal-posts/#respond Thu, 01 Mar 2018 16:27:21 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1217802 https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/commission-faces-backlash-for-plan-to-fast-track-tech-platforms-removal-of-illegal-posts/feed/ 0 EU adds pressure on online platforms with plan for fast removal of terrorist content https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/eu-adds-pressure-on-online-platforms-with-plan-for-fast-removal-of-terrorist-content/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/eu-adds-pressure-on-online-platforms-with-plan-for-fast-removal-of-terrorist-content/#respond Wed, 14 Feb 2018 05:43:31 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1213136 https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/eu-adds-pressure-on-online-platforms-with-plan-for-fast-removal-of-terrorist-content/feed/ 0 UN to slap sanctions for hate speech in Central African Republic https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/un-to-slap-sanctions-for-hate-speech-in-central-african-republic/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/un-to-slap-sanctions-for-hate-speech-in-central-african-republic/#respond Wed, 31 Jan 2018 06:53:52 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1209058 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/un-to-slap-sanctions-for-hate-speech-in-central-african-republic/feed/ 0 Education is the best way to tackle fake news – Neelie Kroes https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/interview/education-is-the-best-way-to-tackle-fake-news-neelie-kroes/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/interview/education-is-the-best-way-to-tackle-fake-news-neelie-kroes/#respond Thu, 25 Jan 2018 12:15:34 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1207493 https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/interview/education-is-the-best-way-to-tackle-fake-news-neelie-kroes/feed/ 0 Facebook tries out charm offensive with four EU Commissioners https://www.euractiv.com/section/data-protection/news/facebook-tries-out-charm-offensive-with-eu-commissioners/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/data-protection/news/facebook-tries-out-charm-offensive-with-eu-commissioners/#respond Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:34:37 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1206900 https://www.euractiv.com/section/data-protection/news/facebook-tries-out-charm-offensive-with-eu-commissioners/feed/ 0 Jourova: ‘Never say never’ to EU hate speech law https://www.euractiv.com/section/data-protection/interview/jourova-never-say-never-to-eu-hate-speech-law/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/data-protection/interview/jourova-never-say-never-to-eu-hate-speech-law/#comments Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:58:34 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1205913 https://www.euractiv.com/section/data-protection/interview/jourova-never-say-never-to-eu-hate-speech-law/feed/ 3 Commission backs away from regulating online platforms over hate speech https://www.euractiv.com/section/freedom-of-thought/news/social-media-companies-accelerate-removals-of-online-hate-speech-eu-confirms/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/freedom-of-thought/news/social-media-companies-accelerate-removals-of-online-hate-speech-eu-confirms/#comments Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:37:00 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1205651 https://www.euractiv.com/section/freedom-of-thought/news/social-media-companies-accelerate-removals-of-online-hate-speech-eu-confirms/feed/ 1 Five Commissioners team up to threaten internet platforms with EU legislation https://www.euractiv.com/section/freedom-of-thought/news/five-commissioners-team-up-to-threaten-internet-platforms-with-eu-legislation/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/freedom-of-thought/news/five-commissioners-team-up-to-threaten-internet-platforms-with-eu-legislation/#respond Tue, 09 Jan 2018 18:17:52 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1202948 https://www.euractiv.com/section/freedom-of-thought/news/five-commissioners-team-up-to-threaten-internet-platforms-with-eu-legislation/feed/ 0 Macron targets Russian fake news, moving ahead of Commission plans https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/macron-targets-russian-fake-news-ahead-of-commission-initiative/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/macron-targets-russian-fake-news-ahead-of-commission-initiative/#comments Thu, 04 Jan 2018 14:18:40 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1201998 https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/macron-targets-russian-fake-news-ahead-of-commission-initiative/feed/ 3 Poland probes pictures of MEPs ‘on gallows’ at far-right demonstration https://www.euractiv.com/section/central-europe/news/poland-probes-pictures-of-meps-on-gallows-at-far-right-demonstration/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/central-europe/news/poland-probes-pictures-of-meps-on-gallows-at-far-right-demonstration/#respond Tue, 28 Nov 2017 06:26:51 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1194892 https://www.euractiv.com/section/central-europe/news/poland-probes-pictures-of-meps-on-gallows-at-far-right-demonstration/feed/ 0 Gabriel leading Commission effort against fake news ‘disease’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/gabriel-leading-commission-effort-against-fake-news-disease/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/gabriel-leading-commission-effort-against-fake-news-disease/#comments Mon, 13 Nov 2017 16:20:19 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1191107 https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/gabriel-leading-commission-effort-against-fake-news-disease/feed/ 1 Commission met religious leaders on 100th anniversary of Bolshevik revolution https://www.euractiv.com/section/freedom-of-thought/news/commission-met-religious-leaders-on-100th-anniversary-of-bolshevik-revolution/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/freedom-of-thought/news/commission-met-religious-leaders-on-100th-anniversary-of-bolshevik-revolution/#respond Wed, 08 Nov 2017 06:35:07 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1189718 https://www.euractiv.com/section/freedom-of-thought/news/commission-met-religious-leaders-on-100th-anniversary-of-bolshevik-revolution/feed/ 0 Tougher EU hate speech guidelines urge tech giants to prevent ‘digital Wild West’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/freedom-of-thought/news/tougher-eu-hate-speech-guidelines-urge-tech-giants-to-prevent-digital-wild-west/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/freedom-of-thought/news/tougher-eu-hate-speech-guidelines-urge-tech-giants-to-prevent-digital-wild-west/#comments Thu, 28 Sep 2017 13:26:12 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1179017 https://www.euractiv.com/section/freedom-of-thought/news/tougher-eu-hate-speech-guidelines-urge-tech-giants-to-prevent-digital-wild-west/feed/ 2 State-controlled Polish TV instigated hate against Brussels journalist https://www.euractiv.com/section/elections/news/state-controlled-polish-tv-instigated-hate-against-brussels-journalist/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/elections/news/state-controlled-polish-tv-instigated-hate-against-brussels-journalist/#comments Mon, 17 Jul 2017 04:22:44 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1162455 https://www.euractiv.com/section/elections/news/state-controlled-polish-tv-instigated-hate-against-brussels-journalist/feed/ 5 EU human rights chief: ‘Civil society will push back the rise of extremism’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/all/interview/eu-human-rights-chief-civil-society-will-push-back-the-rise-of-extremism/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/all/interview/eu-human-rights-chief-civil-society-will-push-back-the-rise-of-extremism/#respond Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:06:46 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1156622 https://www.euractiv.com/section/all/interview/eu-human-rights-chief-civil-society-will-push-back-the-rise-of-extremism/feed/ 0 After London attack, Facebook says aims to be ‘hostile environment’ for terrorists https://www.euractiv.com/section/politics/news/after-london-attack-facebook-says-aims-to-be-hostile-environment-for-terrorists/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/politics/news/after-london-attack-facebook-says-aims-to-be-hostile-environment-for-terrorists/#comments Mon, 05 Jun 2017 04:42:48 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1150722 https://www.euractiv.com/section/politics/news/after-london-attack-facebook-says-aims-to-be-hostile-environment-for-terrorists/feed/ 1 EU states approve plans to make social media firms tackle hate speech https://www.euractiv.com/section/freedom-of-thought/news/eu-states-approve-plans-to-make-social-media-firms-tackle-hate-speech/ Tue, 23 May 2017 17:45:13 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=1147794 Online platforms face EU regulation on transparency and business contracts https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/online-platforms-face-eu-regulation-on-transparency-and-business-contracts/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/online-platforms-face-eu-regulation-on-transparency-and-business-contracts/#respond Wed, 10 May 2017 17:29:39 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1144465 https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/online-platforms-face-eu-regulation-on-transparency-and-business-contracts/feed/ 0 Ansip promises EU rules on data flows by autumn https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/ansip-promises-eu-rules-on-data-flows-by-autumn/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/ansip-promises-eu-rules-on-data-flows-by-autumn/#respond Wed, 10 May 2017 14:42:53 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1144423 https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/ansip-promises-eu-rules-on-data-flows-by-autumn/feed/ 0 MEPs raise Netflix quota to 30% and sharpen rules on violent online posts https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/meps-raise-netflix-quota-to-30-and-sharpen-rules-on-violent-online-posts/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/meps-raise-netflix-quota-to-30-and-sharpen-rules-on-violent-online-posts/#respond Wed, 26 Apr 2017 04:05:45 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1140550 https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/meps-raise-netflix-quota-to-30-and-sharpen-rules-on-violent-online-posts/feed/ 0 Germany set to fine social media platforms millions over hate speech https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/germany-plans-to-fine-social-media-platforms-millions-over-hate-speech/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/germany-plans-to-fine-social-media-platforms-millions-over-hate-speech/#respond Tue, 14 Mar 2017 16:30:47 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1127133 https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/germany-plans-to-fine-social-media-platforms-millions-over-hate-speech/feed/ 0 Normalising hate politics, a guide by the AfD https://www.euractiv.com/section/elections/opinion/fridaynormalising-hate-politics-a-guide-by-the-afd/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/elections/opinion/fridaynormalising-hate-politics-a-guide-by-the-afd/#respond Fri, 27 Jan 2017 06:17:51 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1083787 https://www.euractiv.com/section/elections/opinion/fridaynormalising-hate-politics-a-guide-by-the-afd/feed/ 0 UK police arrest man over racist abuse at Brexit appeal woman https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/news/uk-police-arrest-man-over-racist-abuse-at-brexit-appeal-woman/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/news/uk-police-arrest-man-over-racist-abuse-at-brexit-appeal-woman/#respond Wed, 25 Jan 2017 13:35:24 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1083172 https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/news/uk-police-arrest-man-over-racist-abuse-at-brexit-appeal-woman/feed/ 0 EU Jewish leaders warned against embrace by alt-right nationalists https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/eu-jewish-leaders-warned-against-embrace-by-alt-right-white-nationalists/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/eu-jewish-leaders-warned-against-embrace-by-alt-right-white-nationalists/#comments Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:49:27 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1082394 https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/eu-jewish-leaders-warned-against-embrace-by-alt-right-white-nationalists/feed/ 2 Using online technology to beat hate https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/opinion/using-online-technology-to-beat-hate/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/opinion/using-online-technology-to-beat-hate/#comments Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:57:54 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1070147 https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/opinion/using-online-technology-to-beat-hate/feed/ 4 EU urges US tech giants to act faster against hate speech https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/eu-urges-us-tech-giants-to-act-faster-against-hate-speech/ Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:54:20 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=1067692 Ukraine refuses to back European hate crimes law https://www.euractiv.com/section/europe-s-east/news/ukraine-refuses-to-back-european-hate-crimes-law/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/europe-s-east/news/ukraine-refuses-to-back-european-hate-crimes-law/#comments Thu, 17 Nov 2016 15:05:50 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1062048 https://www.euractiv.com/section/europe-s-east/news/ukraine-refuses-to-back-european-hate-crimes-law/feed/ 7 Hungarian MEP: Pigs’ heads would deter migrants at border fence https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/news/hungarian-mep-pigs-heads-would-deter-migrants-at-border-fence/ Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:45:11 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=1030891 Action needed as press freedom under attack in Europe https://www.euractiv.com/section/future-eu/opinion/action-needed-as-press-freedom-under-attack-in-europe/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/future-eu/opinion/action-needed-as-press-freedom-under-attack-in-europe/#respond Tue, 14 Jun 2016 12:17:58 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=996841 https://www.euractiv.com/section/future-eu/opinion/action-needed-as-press-freedom-under-attack-in-europe/feed/ 0 Confronting the dark side of the Internet https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/opinion/confronting-the-dark-side-of-the-internet/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/opinion/confronting-the-dark-side-of-the-internet/#comments Thu, 09 Jun 2016 07:45:13 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=993871 https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/opinion/confronting-the-dark-side-of-the-internet/feed/ 1 Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Facebook agree to remove hate speech online https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/google-microsoft-twitter-and-facebook-agree-to-remove-hate-speech-online/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/google-microsoft-twitter-and-facebook-agree-to-remove-hate-speech-online/#comments Tue, 31 May 2016 15:41:18 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=988059 https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/google-microsoft-twitter-and-facebook-agree-to-remove-hate-speech-online/feed/ 2 PEGIDA founder dragged before German court https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/pegida-founder-dragged-before-german-court/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/pegida-founder-dragged-before-german-court/#respond Wed, 20 Apr 2016 04:11:07 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=966463 Lutz Bachmann, one of the founders of the German xenophobic PEGIDA movement, was put on trial in Dresden yesterday (18 April). The prosecution accuses him of having repeatedly harassed refugees and migrants on social media and inciting hatred. EurActiv Germany reports.

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Hate speech targeted by Council of Europe https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/hate-speech-targeted-by-council-of-europe/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/hate-speech-targeted-by-council-of-europe/#comments Wed, 23 Mar 2016 10:50:59 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=953858 EURACTIV Italy reports.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/hate-speech-targeted-by-council-of-europe/feed/ 5 Facebook agrees to step up efforts against hate speech https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/facebook-agrees-to-step-up-efforts-against-hate-speech/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/facebook-agrees-to-step-up-efforts-against-hate-speech/#respond Wed, 16 Dec 2015 12:20:32 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=887355 EURACTIV Germany reports. ]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/facebook-agrees-to-step-up-efforts-against-hate-speech/feed/ 0 Europol reform – but who polices the police? https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/europol-reform-but-who-polices-the-police/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/europol-reform-but-who-polices-the-police/#respond Tue, 10 Nov 2015 18:17:34 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=884041 EURACTIV's partner Tagesspiegel reports. ]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/europol-reform-but-who-polices-the-police/feed/ 0 Derogatory speech against migrants can lead to murders, UN official warns https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/derogatory-speech-against-migrants-can-lead-to-murders-un-official-warns/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/derogatory-speech-against-migrants-can-lead-to-murders-un-official-warns/#respond Wed, 28 Oct 2015 07:56:11 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=882987 https://www.euractiv.com/section/languages-culture/news/derogatory-speech-against-migrants-can-lead-to-murders-un-official-warns/feed/ 0 Investigation launched against Facebook over hate speech https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/investigation-launched-against-facebook-over-hate-speech/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/investigation-launched-against-facebook-over-hate-speech/#respond Tue, 20 Oct 2015 12:26:25 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=882205 EURACTIV Germany reports. ]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/investigation-launched-against-facebook-over-hate-speech/feed/ 0 Xenophobia on the increase in Austria https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/xenophobia-on-the-increase-in-austria/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/xenophobia-on-the-increase-in-austria/#respond Tue, 13 Oct 2015 12:23:04 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=881613 EURACTIV Germany reports. ]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/xenophobia-on-the-increase-in-austria/feed/ 0 Commission wants member states to criminalise hate speech https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/commission-wants-member-states-to-criminalise-hate-speech/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/commission-wants-member-states-to-criminalise-hate-speech/#respond Fri, 02 Oct 2015 07:21:35 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=880758 https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/commission-wants-member-states-to-criminalise-hate-speech/feed/ 0 Social networks again told to crack down on hate speech https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/social-networks-again-told-to-crack-down-on-hate-speech/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/social-networks-again-told-to-crack-down-on-hate-speech/#comments Tue, 08 Sep 2015 13:59:07 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=878810 EURACTIV Germany reports. ]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/social-networks-again-told-to-crack-down-on-hate-speech/feed/ 11 Europe deserves a culture of inclusive tolerance https://www.euractiv.com/section/trade-society/opinion/europe-deserves-a-culture-of-inclusive-tolerance/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/trade-society/opinion/europe-deserves-a-culture-of-inclusive-tolerance/#respond Thu, 06 Aug 2015 08:21:46 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=877194 https://www.euractiv.com/section/trade-society/opinion/europe-deserves-a-culture-of-inclusive-tolerance/feed/ 0 Hate speech in the European Parliament? https://www.euractiv.com/section/social-europe-jobs/opinion/hate-speech-in-the-european-parliament/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/social-europe-jobs/opinion/hate-speech-in-the-european-parliament/#respond Mon, 23 Jun 2014 08:35:08 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=848816 https://www.euractiv.com/section/social-europe-jobs/opinion/hate-speech-in-the-european-parliament/feed/ 0 Council of Europe official: Say ‘no’ to hate speech https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/interview/council-of-europe-official-say-no-to-hate-speech/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/interview/council-of-europe-official-say-no-to-hate-speech/#respond Tue, 11 Dec 2012 12:11:46 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=834801 https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/interview/council-of-europe-official-say-no-to-hate-speech/feed/ 0