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Identifying Hate Speech

Description

Material from a roundtable for Kosovo Police officers from police stations of Mitrovica/Mitrovicë North, Zubin Potok, Zvečan/Zveçan and Leposavić/Leposaviq, with an aim to increase their knowledge and understanding of hate speech.

Subject
Policing , Violent extremism and radicalisation leading to terrorism
Target group
Law enforcement officers
Region
South-Eastern Europe
Keywords
hate speech, hate crime, freedom of expression

Summary

Participants were provided with an overview of international human rights standards and domestic laws related to freedom of expression, hate speech and hate crimes. The sessions also focused on understanding the fine line between freedom of expression and hate speech, and between hate speech and hate crime, through analysis of case studies and practical examples provided by participants.

Information

Added on
09 Mar 2017
Origin
OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Target group
Law enforcement officers
Region
Serbia, OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Keywords
hate speech, hate crime, freedom of expression
Rights
OSCE