Populism and hate speech is on the rise. But is stricter legislation, surveillance and censorship the right policy to counter this trend? US law professor and civil rights luminary Nadine Strossen has just written a book on this very topic.
The US technology giant has shut down more than 360 pages and accounts, with some tied to an infamous troll farm. Under immense pressure, Facebook has started to target online influence operations and hate speech.
#Article19forAll: Turkey imprisons more journalists than any other nation. Albayrak was sentenced in absentia, 'an unprecedented verdict for a reporter of a foreign media outlet.'
In the wake of the Chemnitz demonstrations, Germany is facing tough questions. Civil rights lawyer Nadine Strossen tells DW why the best way to deal with hate is free speech, not censorship.
Study findings on the state of freedom of speech for writers in Germany are "shocking." Attacks and threats, often via social media, can lead to self-censure — but study backers told DW there were "uplifting" results.
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