APC is alarmed by reports of Facebook India’s failure to apply its community standards to perpetrators of hate speech on its platform.
APC is alarmed by reports of Facebook India’s failure to apply its community standards to the perpetrators of hate speech on its platform, and calls for immediate and concrete steps to eradicate hate from the platform and move towards securing the rights and safety of all users.
In the third session of “Speaking of Hatred: A three-part presentation on hatred, religion and gender in South and Southeast Asia", Dr. V. Geetha spoke about civil society resistance at various levels and through various approaches to counter hatred, hate speech and violence.
In the second session of “Speaking of Hatred: A three-part presentation on hatred, religion and gender in South and Southeast Asia", Dr. V. Geetha focused on the role of states in organising and building systems of hate directed against various minorities.
In the first session of “Speaking of Hatred: A three-part presentation on hatred, religion and gender in South and Southeast Asia", hosted by APC, Dr. V. Geetha explored the gendered nature of religion-based hatred and violence, as well as addressing broader questions on the nature of hate.
What are the most effective responses to hate speech and violence online? To address the rising trend of hate speech and hate crimes, APC will be hosting a series of presentations, with a special focus on the Asian context.
In this statement delivered during the 43rd session of the UN Human Rights Council, APC speaks to the deteriorating political situation in India and the increase in violence following the enactment of the Citizenship Amendment Act.
What does your hate speech monster look like? This is the question posed in a video we have produced as part of our project "Challenging hate narratives and violations of freedom of religion and expression online in Asia".
Oral statement delivered by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and the Myanmar ICT for Development Organization (MIDO) regarding the spread of hate speech offline and online in Myanmar.
In this last week there has been an uproar in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual and queer people in Ethiopia, and also a backlash of online threats, harassment and violence.