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ADL Report: Social media firms failing to flag white supremacist content

Anti-Defamation League calls on social media firms to use its research to improve upon distinction between hate and commonplace speech.

Social media firms failing to flag white supremacist content

NBA player Meyers Leonard speaks about the need for anti-Semitism education

During ADL virtual seminar, Leonard talks about the March controversy that led him to begin speaking out against anti-Semitism and hate.

NBA player Meyers Leonard speaks about anti-Semitism education

French court orders Twitter to disclose efforts to combat hate speech

Ruling would force Twitter to hand over all documents related to its worldwide effort to remove hateful posts from its social network.

French court orders Twitter to disclose efforts to combat hate

Holocaust “hate speech” remains on Portland apartment after one week

Jewish resident of apartment building's complaint is answered but she is told that graffiti can't be removed without a court injunction.

Holocaust “hate speech” remains on Portland apt after one week

New anti-Semitic slurs used to evade social media algorithms

Secret language used to evade detection by algorithms poses challenge to law enforcement and social media platforms, new study reveals.

New anti-Semitic slurs used to evade social media algorithms

Facebook confirms 'hate speech' suspension for quoting Farrakhan

Social media mammoth rejects appeal by user suspended for quoting Nation of Islam head almost verbatim.

Facebook confirms 'hate speech' suspension for quoting Farrakhanplayer

Facebook won't let boycott affect hate speech policies

Mark Zuckerberg nonplussed by advertising boycott, says companies 'will be back soon enough' even if policies don't change.

Facebook won't let boycott affect policies

North Face, Patagonia, REI will boycott Facebook ads to protest hate speech

Several large companies boycott Facebook ads in attempt to force social media giant to stop ignoring hateful lies, dangerous propaganda.

Companies boycott Facebook ads to protest hate speech

Rapper who cursed Jews won't be prosecuted

Norwegian rapper who cursed Jews during performance was criticizing Israel, prosecutors say.

Rapper who cursed Jews won't be prosecuted

Danish imam charged over call to kill Jews

For the first time, Denmark charges imam who preached to fight, kill, Jews.

Danish imam charged over call to kill Jews

French-Muslim activist denies tweet listing Jews was a hit list

Activist claims list of Jewish individuals and groups was a 'joke', not a hit list, accuses those on list of 'Islamophobia'.

French-Muslim activist denies tweet listing Jews was a hit list

French-Muslim website compiles ‘hit list’ featuring famous Jews

French-Muslim compiles ‘hit list,’ denies claims of hate speech, condemning complaints.

French-Muslim website compiles ‘hit list’ featuring famous Jews

France's Macron vows cyber hate crackdown

French President Macron promises to work towards forcing web operators to remove hateful content.

France's Macron vows cyber hate crackdown

Two Chinese tourists arrested in Germany over Nazi salute

German police arrest two Chinese tourists for making "Heil Hitler" salutes outside historic Reichstag building.

Two Chinese tourists arrested in Germany over Nazi salute

Toronto Police urged to charge imam with hate speech

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center calls on Toronto Police to charge local imam who called to eliminate Israel and Zionism.

Toronto Police urged to charge imam with hate speech

Swedish Institute blocks Israeli ambassador on Twitter

Citing hate speech, Sweden ‘unfriends’ Israeli ambassador, other critics on Twitter.

Swedish Institute blocks Israeli ambassador on Twitter

'If hate speech is criminalized it will go underground'

Judge Napolitano condemns hate speech.

'If hate speech is criminalized  it will go underground'player

UK border forces detain notorious right-wing Polish ex-priest

UK authorities refuse entry to former Polish priest known for anti-Semitic rhetoric.

UK border forces detain notorious right-wing Polish ex-priest

Belgian court upholds two-month sentence for anti-Semitic comic

A Belgian court on Friday upheld French comedian Dieudonne's two-month jail sentence for hate speech and Holocaust denial.

Belgian court upholds two-month sentence for anti-Semitic comic

French-Jewish scholar to appear in court over 'hate speech'

Historian on the Jewish communities in Arab countries being prosecuted in France for alleged hate speech against Muslims.

French-Jewish scholar to appear in court over 'hate speech'

Holocaust remembrance institutions decry rise in hate speech

90 U.S. Holocaust remembrance institutions, more than 70 individual scholars and educators, decry a rise in intolerance and hate speech.

Holocaust remembrance institutions decry rise in hate speech

Jews welcome crack down on hate

Jewish groups welcome a pledge by four internet giants to crack down on online hate speech.

Jews welcome Facebook, Twitter pledge to crack down on hate

Student protest: 'Trump 2016' like anti-Semitism

Demonstrators at Emory University protest pro-Trump chalk signs, compare "Trump 2016" to Nazi rhetoric and swastikas.

College students 'in pain' from seeing 'Trump 2016' on campus

Russian Judge Dismissed for Anti-Semitic Post

Ivan Orsinin removed as judge for Facebook post praising 'Jews burning,' but will not be indicted for hate speech as he expressed regret.

Russian Judge Dismissed for Anti-Semitic Post

Foreign Ministry to Fight Anti-Semitism on Google

Ministry establishes huge global experts' forum to so take down anti-Semitic websites, block access through searches.

Foreign Ministry to Fight Anti-Semitism on Google

'Hate Speech Laws Won't Stop Anti-Semitism'

American special envoy against anti-Semitism, Ira Forman, says Europe's policy of arresting those who commit hate speech is bound to fail.

'Europe's Hate Speech Laws Won't Stop Anti-Semitism'

Danish Muslim Group Plans Peace Vigil

Inspired by the "peace ring" in Oslo, Danish Muslim group planning a vigil in Copenhagen to protest against hate crimes.

Danish Muslim Group Plans Peace Vigil in Copenhagen

Hate Slogans Outside Toronto Consulate

'Israelis are Nazis,' 'Netanyahu is Hitler' shouted outside Israeli consulate. Will the groups be prosecuted for incitement?

Anti-Israel Groups Shout Hate Slogans Outside Toronto Consulateplayer