The Radicalizing Language of Fear and Threat

Governments, internet companies, and civil society organizations attempting to prevent the spread of violent white supremacist ideas – and killings – must consider the radicalizing capacity of fear and threat, instead of focusing exclusively on hate speech.

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First International Counterspeakers’ Workshop

The DSP is proud to have hosted the First International Counterspeakers’ Workshop, a meeting of people who respond to hateful or harmful speech online – to trade ideas, war stories, and best practices. The event, held in late November in Berlin, drew 15 people from around the world who ‘counterspeak’ online in a wide variety of ways.

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Uyghur internment and China’s demonizing of Islam

China’s clampdown on Xinjiang’s Uyghur Muslims is shrouded in secrecy – but government documents, testimonies from detained Uyghurs, and officials’ Dangerous Speech reveal a disturbing picture of human rights abuses.

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