A Parliamentary Commission against hate speech

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Apr 182016

A parliamentary commission has been established in Italy to contrast and prevent hate speech and to study all the xenofobic and racist actions online. The first goal of this new institution is to better understand the probable drifts that hate speech could take, such as sexism, homosexuality, anti-semitism or Islamophobia and to fight them.

The Commission, chaired by Laura Boldrini, The President of Chamber of Deputies, will be composed by representatives of the various political parties, civil society organizations, institutions and experts.

Cospe is proud to be part of this commission, with other important associations and Institutions, such as Carta di Roma, 21 luglio, Amnesty, Arci, and Council of Europe.

The first meeting will be held on the 10th of May.

Read the Italian article from Repubblica.it here