Podcast: No Hate Speech movement focusses on fight against anti-Semitism

This week, activists from the No Hate Speech movement, met in Strasbourg, to develop new approaches to the fight against anti-Semitism.

Video: Stop anti-Semitism!

Today the Council of Europe’s No Hate Speech Movement is organising an action day under the slogan “Stop Antisemitism!” to help counter hate speech towards Jewish people.

Nils Muižnieks: Remembering the Holocaust is a human rights imperative

“Teaching remembrance of the Holocaust is a crucial safeguard against history and serious human rights violations repeating themselves,” the Commissioner for Human Rights declares today.

Switzerland: Court judgement in university professor anti-Semitism human rights row

The case concerned a judgment against the CICAD association in civil proceedings for describing statements by a university professor as anti-Semitic on its website.

France: Anti-racism commission concerned at rise of hate speech and violence motivated by intolerance

Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland endorses a new report on France which reveals a rise in hate speech and racist violence. “I call on political leaders in particular to refrain from making comments which stigmatise already vulnerable groups and fuel tensions in French society,” he said.