How can dangerous speech be neutralized? This woman has some ideas.

How can dangerous speech be neutralized? This woman has some ideas.

Rachel Brown headed to Kenya ahead of sensitive elections and an atmosphere of potential hate and violence. After a positive outcome there, she worked on a guidebook for the US Holocaust Memorial Museum called ‘Defusing Hate.’

Hatred & Dangerous speech Online: A Comparative Analysis

Hatred & Dangerous speech Online: A Comparative Analysis

An Indian legal newspaper profiles a panel discussion held by the Centre for Communication Governance  (CCG) at National Law University Delhi, featuring CCG Research Director Chinmayi Arun, Dangerous Speech Project director Susan Benesch, and journalist Manoj Mitta.

Pakistani activist Sabeen Mahmud assassinated in Karachi

Pakistani activist Sabeen Mahmud assassinated in Karachi

Saber Mahmud, director of The Second Floor, a community space which seeks to enact transformational change in urban Pakistani society, was killed by unidentified gunmen today after hosting a talk on Balochistan, an area of Pakistan with a strong secessionist movement.

France asks tech companies for immediate responses to "extremist propaganda"

In a visit to Silicon Valley, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve asked Facebook, Twitter, and Google to work directly with French officials and immediately remove extremist propaganda when notified by French authorities.

Sri Lanka's Violent Buddhists

Sri Lanka's Violent Buddhists

Three years ago, the Buddhist Power Force and other hard-line groups were fringe elements. Today, they are a powerful force, and their aggressive assertion of Sinhalese Buddhist dominance, in a country that is 70 percent Buddhist, is increasingly mirrored in government-approved revisionist histories of Sri Lanka.