Wednesday, February 1, 2023

hate speech

Act against hate speech: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday expressed concern over growing incidents of hate speeches in the country and directed the governments and police authorities to take suo motu action in such cases without waiting for lodging of formal complaints.“Such action...

Police register FIR against VHP, other organisers over ‘hate speech’ in Delhi

An FIR has been filed against the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) and the other organisers of an event in Delhi, where certain speakers allegedly delivered hate speeches, police said on Monday.The VHP dismissed the claim that permission for the...

Kenya threatens Facebook to stop hate speech or face ban

Kenya's National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) has warned Facebook to either stop hate speech on its platform within seven days or face ban, as the country goes to election next month. Meta, the parent company of Facebook, said last...

Hate speech: Court cancels George’s bail

A Magisterial court in Kerala on Wednesday cancelled the bail granted to senior politician P C George in a case accusing him of making a hate speech against Muslims in the State on April 29.The court allowed the plea...

Delhi police makes U-turn in ‘hate speech’ case in SC, lodges FIR

Days after the Supreme Court pulled up Delhi police on its affidavit in hate speech case at a Dharam Sansad, the police have made a U-turn and told the court it registered an FIR after examining the materials. In...