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Apr 20, 2018
Karnataka Election: Belagavi MLA Sanjay Patil booked for hate speech; Congress likely to seek BJP leader's disqualificationSanjay Patil, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and the party's MLA from Karnataka's Belagavi constituency, has been booked by the police for a "hate speech" he allegedly made while addressing his constituency.
Apr 12, 2018
Twitter fights US gun culture by replacing the 'pistol' emoji with a green toy gunReplacing the weapon gun by a child's toy, first by Apple and now by Twitter makes the effort against gun-culture prevalent in the US very clear.
Mar 15, 2018
Facebook defends its position after UN officials call it out for spreading fear and hatred in MyanmarFacebook has seen a meteoric rise in Myanmar, a fledgling democracy shaking off 50 years of brutal junta rule.
Jan 05, 2018
Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid booked for 'spreading disharmony', but court cases haven't reduced hate speeches in Indian politicsJignesh Mevani and Umar Khalid were charged with spreading disharmony among communities. Here are other leaders accused of delivering hate speeches.
Jan 02, 2018
Germany starts enforcing hate speech law; violating social networks could face fines up to €50 millionAccording to this law, if social networks and other websites do not take down 'obviously illegal' material, then they could face a fine of up to €50 million.
Dec 30, 2017
Facebook apologises after investigation reveals company's inconsistent and inadequate measures for combating hate speechIn an analysis of 900 posts, the US-based ProPublica found that content reviewers at Facebook often make different calls on items with similar content
Dec 12, 2017
Ex contract worker says he shut down Donald Trump's Twitter account by mistakeTwitter has not confirmed whether Duysak was the ex-employee responsible. The company declined to comment on Duysak’s actions or its investigation.
Nov 03, 2017
Malaysia gives permanent residency to radical preacher Zakir Naik as 'politicised Islam' takes roots in Kuala LumpurWhen Zakir Naik emerged from a prominent Malaysian mosque last month fans swarmed about him, seeking selfies with the Indian Muslim televangelist
Oct 26, 2017
NIA files chargesheet against controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik for hate speech, inciting communal hatredNIA has filed chargesheet against controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik in a special Mumbai court for inciting hate and terror on Thursday
Oct 20, 2017
Twitter rolls out 'Safety Calendar' feature for updating users on upcoming changes to the company's policies on hate speechTwitter, which has 328 million users, has been under intense scrutiny for allowing abusive and hateful posts on its platform.