C’era una volta un gruppo privato di finanzieri che su Facebook si lasciava andare a commenti violenti, razzisti e sessisti. Ce l’avevano con Carola Rackete, le Ong e migranti. Il gruppo ha/aveva 16mila membri, esisteva da 9 anni, è stato creato da un maresciallo in congedo dal 1996.
Odio online, cosa ci dice il gruppo facebook dei finanzieri
Almost half of the 14-24 year olds see more rushing than factual comments on the Internet, 90 percent are faced with fake news on the net. For the fourth year already, the State Institute for Media NRW has carried out a representative study on the perception of hatred in the net …
Media Authority of North Rhine-Westphalia publishes new figures on perception of Hate Speech and Fake News online
The gendered nature of much of the hate speech on social media is undeniable. Misogyny and threats of sexual violence, mixed with racism, islamophobia, and other forms of hate, is used to silence women who dare to raise their voices in the public debate.
Gender-based online hate speech and the Random Rape Threat Generator
Thousands of people are physically and sometimes brutally attacked each year in hate crimes. Such offences not only affect the victims, but also the thoughts and behaviour of others. Within 24 hours of the massacre of 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, protests and vigils were joined by …
How hate crime affects a whole community
People with disabilities have shared accounts of the online abuse they face, after MPs backed a petition by model Katie Price calling for new laws. More than 220,000 people signed reality TV star Ms Price's petition to make online abuse a criminal offence.
Disability hate crime: Katie Price backed by MPs over online abuse
From: The Guardian If the social media giants can’t cope with the sheer volume of spite, then it’s down to parliament to protect minority groups What sort of person repeatedly picks on a disabled child in the most vicious and cruel of terms? The answer, of course, is the sort of people the …
Katie Price is right. Disabled people shouldn’t be forced off the internet by abuse
From: The Guardian Every day doctors experience some form of abuse in the NHS yet we rarely talk about it. There’s lots of evidence of the racism we face: I’ve seen it, colleagues have told me about it, and last week I experienced it. This time, however, I decided to do …
My patient made racist remarks about me. I decided to do something about it
MORE than 100,000 people have demanded a public inquiry into hate crime in schools after a video of a Syrian refugee being "waterboarded" went viral. Donations poured in for Jamal, 15, after he was attacked Almondbury Community School, Huddersfield, with funds reaching almost £160k.