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hate speech

n.
Bigoted speech attacking or disparaging a social group or a member of such a group.
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hate speech

n
(Sociology) speech disparaging a racial, sexual, or ethnic group or a member of such a group
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hate′ speech`


n.
speech that attacks a person or group on the basis of race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation.
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And in any event, "Out of my face, jungle bunny" is a more serious example of hate speech because it is not open to a more-speech response and has overtones of an outright physical threat.
But he's on to something when he demands clarity over what constitutes hate speech.
Social media sites have given people from all over the world a platform to make their voices heard--and that includes white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and other extremists, who are increasingly using these networks as megaphones to spread disinformation and hate speech.
A roundtable entitled "Media and Hate Speech" concluded today on Mt Jahorina as part of the project "The Media against Hate Speech".
Indicting the MQM-P leaders in 21 cases, the court asked, 'The suspects are accused of facilitating a hate speech on July 25, do you accept this crime?'
He spoke yesterday during a forum for journalists on hate speech at a Nakuru hotel.
Media reports on the increasing number of people being indicted with "online crimes of speech" in London seemed to raise concerns among Londoners over the zero-tolerance policy imposed to tackle all forms of online hate speech in 2016 by the government.
By ERIC WAINAINABlogger Cyprian Nyakundi was on Friday charged before a Kiambu court with posting online derogatory remarks against Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru, Nairobi's Mike Sonko and Kenya Power Managing Director Ken Tarus.Mr Nyakundi was also charged with posting hate speech content against the Kikuyu community on social media.
IANS New Delhi The BJP has the largest number of lawmakers in the country with declared cases of hate speech against them, as per an Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) study released on Wednesday.
25 (ANI): The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch (NEW) on Wednesday revealed that a total of 58 MPs and MLAs have declared cases related to hate speech.
Synopsis: Swirling in the midst of the resurgence of neo-Nazi demonstrations, hate speech, and acts of domestic terrorism are uncomfortable questions about the limits of free speech.
He said government would introduce a proper mechanism to monitor hate speech, lies and racism, taking precedents from countries like Germany, England and Scotland in the coming weeks.