On the International Day for Tolerance, on 16 November 2020, OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) published its data on hate crimes for 2019.
Mutual learning online regional conference on good practices and lessons learned regarding countering hate speech online
The ‘Mutual learning regional conference on good practices and lessons learned from countering hate speech online’, which was organised online on 14 and 15 October 2020, presented good practices, lessons learned and developments in combating hate speech online. It brought together experts and practitioners from Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia and also experts from other EU Member States. The aim of the conference was to contribute to the mutual learning in this important field.
The spreading of hate speech online is making it increasingly difficult to secure human rights, to protect human dignity, and to maintain the democratic standards of public communication and debate.
Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia, countries of former Yugoslavia located on the Balkan migration route, face increasing hate speech online that exploit tensions and negative attitudes to minority groups.
Project „Facts Against Hate“ is continuation of the cooperation started in 2018 on the implementation of the project „Against Hate“.
The day before the International Day for Tolerance, on 16 November 2019, OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights published its data on hate crimes for 2018.
Human Rights House Zagreb in partnership with the Centre for Peace Studies organizes a panel discussion "Regulation of Hate Speech on Social Networks – Threats to Freedom of Expression" at Croatian Journalist Association venue, Perkovčeva 2, Zagreb, on Wednesday, 13 November 2019 at 10.
International conference "Good Practices in combating Hate Crimes and Hate Speech" was held on Monday, 21 October 2019 at the Croatian Journalist Association in Zagreb. It was organized by Centre for Peace Studies and Human Rights House Zagreb.
Centre for Peace Studies and Human Rights House Zagreb are organizing international conference "Good Practices in combating Hate Crimes and Hate Speech" to be held on Monday, October 21, 2019 at the Croatian Journalist Association in Zagreb.