Hate speech is not protected speech
Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, writes that fighting hate speech is a "necessity" and points out the links between hate speech and action. In this article, he also discusses the legal means to address hate speech and considers the interaction between freedom of expression and and the right to be free from discrimination.
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