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Wed, Jun 22



Mitigating the Broad Impact of Hate Speech

Learn more of recent trends in hate speech and about the cutting edge methods various stakeholders such as law enforcement, tech companies and social activists are using to combat it.

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Mitigating the Broad Impact of Hate Speech
Mitigating the Broad Impact of Hate Speech

Time & Location

Jun 22, 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM GMT+4


About the Event

Event Overview:

Hate speech is a universal issue which targets and impacts not just individuals but entire communities and societies. The implications of hate speech extend beyond its specific victims and all to often result in real world violence and instability.

Preventing hate speech does not just endow its former victims with further equality but creates a safer environment which allows entire communities to grow socially and economically. A reduction in hate speech also helps combat radicalization and thus contributes not just to local but global safety and stability.

Event Focus:

This event will explore the latest trends in hate speech threats from a multidisciplinary perspective and explore key strategies to combat the threat from a range of crucial pillars including:

  •  The role of tech in combatting hate
  •  The role of civil society in advocating for victims
  •  The role of government and law enforcement in prevention and enforcement
  •  How a responsible citizenry can act against hate speech


  • Jason Rosensweig, Commissioner, Illinois, USA Commission on Discrimination and Hate Crimes
  • Sue Jones, Head of Operations, Ditch the Label
  • Eliyahou Roth, Executive Director, the Online Antisemitism TaskForce
  • Lt. Steven Sarao, Unit Commander, Racially and Ethnically Motivated Extremism Unit, Intelligence Bureau, Intelligence Operations & Analysis Section, NYPD

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