Tag: hate speech

After receiving hate message, Muslim leader calls for peace

Singapore—Being a religious leader can be a sensitive matter at times, especially perhaps in multicultural countries such as Singapore.  On March 24, Muhammad Zahid Mohd...

Facebook suffers legal blow in EU court over hate speech

Facebook on Wednesday was dealt a major blow in the EU's top court, which ruled that national courts in Europe can order online platforms...

Malaysia will have a law on hate speech this year

Malaysia plans to add a hate speech element in the existing Sedition Act in an attempt to stem the rise of hate speeches particularly on...

Netizens get sarcastic over Parliament handout saying if Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga are...

Singapore—It may have sounded like an April Fool’s Day joke but it wasn't. A handout was distributed in Parliament on April 1 with “Illustrations...

K. Shanmugam to discuss Government’s approach to hate speech in Parliament

Singapore—On April 1, Monday, K Shanmugam, the country’s Law and Home Affairs Minister will be making a ministerial statement in Parliament, specifically tackling the...

Facebook takedown in Myanmar – cracking down on hate speech posts and pages linked...

On Wednesday, December 19, Facebook took down a combined number of more than 500 pages, groups and accounts in Myanmar that were perpetuating misinformation...
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