Items filtered by date: October 2019

ENORB, GTTO partner in Belgium, has filed a complaint to the TV channel RTBF for unprofessional conduct. A news bulletin clip and a related article drew attention to the religion of the attacker who stabbed and killed four police officers at Paris’ police headquarters on 3 October 2019 but failed to explain why this was relevant to the story.

Published in Complaints
Thursday, 31 October 2019 18:12

Daily Mail – Troll of the Month

A Mail Online article published on 26 October claimed that hate crimes in Britain are a “great hoax”, and it did so by providing no evidence, belittling the impact hate has on victims as well as the work of charities who support them. The author uses anecdotal information to argue that hate crimes are not a significant problem, and should not be classified as such, relying on the unsubstantiated claim that Britain is the most tolerant country in the world.

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Πώς αναγνωρίζετε ένα Τρόλ και με ποιούς τρόπους το αντιμετωπίζετε; Ο οδηγός μας «Φανταστικά Τρόλς και πώς να τα αντιμετωπίσετε» θα σας δώσει όλες τις απαντήσεις που χρειάζεστε

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Prompted by a complaint by the European Network On Religious Belief, the Belgian news site DH.be changed a photo used in an article about people’s attitudes towards Muslim head coverings.

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Speaking at the annual event of IJzerwake, an organisation uniting radical Flemish nationalists, chairman Wim de Wit delivered a violent anti-Muslim, homophobic, racist, sexist, and antiziganist speech. EUJS, Get The Trolls Out! partner in Belgium, sent a complaint letter to Wim de Wit to express their concern about his words and to highlight the inconsistency between his anti-democratic statements and the Flemish democratic values.

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Halle's antisemitic assassin’s behaviour is in line with the new form of right-wing terrorism whose nucleus is a network characterized by right-wing extremism, anti-Semitism and toxic masculinity. Stephan Balliet is an example of the increasing "gamification" of hate.

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GTTO partner Symbiosis – School of Political Studies of the Council of Europe has filed a report on YouTube requesting the definitive ban of the Konstantinos Plevris’ account for its antisemitic content. 

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