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.’
AirTalk's Larry Mantle interviews director of the Dangerous Speech Project Susan Benesch about Twitter's suspension policy following the ban of several leading figures of the alt-right.
Susan Benesch is interviewed on the Diane Rehm Show to discuss Dangerous Speech in the context of the 2016 U.S. election.
Author Larissa Schwedes discusses online hate speech and counterspeech, quoting Susan Benesch.
Conflict prevention activist Rachel Brown and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum have released "Defusing Hate: A Strategic Communication Guide to Counteract Dangerous Speech."
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.
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.