French far-right leader Marine Le Pen posted graphic images on Twitter of crimes committed by Daesh in late 2015 after a prominent television interviewer compared her party to the terror group.
A US-based Muslim advocacy group filed a court petition against the social media giant on Thursday, claiming the company has failed to police derogatory anti-Muslim content.
T Raja Singh, a regional legislator for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party, has previously made headlines for reportedly saying that Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar should be shot.
The non-binding guidelines apply to social platforms where audiovisual content is seen as an essential. EU countries have until September 19 to implement the rules.
Critics say the proposal will make Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple the custodians of freedom of expression.
The riots in early 2018 erupted as anti-Muslim anger was whipped up on social media, forcing the Sri Lankan government to impose a state of emergency and block access to Facebook.
Tech giants, like Google, have moved to counter extremist content in, but are they doing too little too late,
The young and reformist leadership of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is facing the challenge of growing ethnic tensions, while the country's newly free media is facing accusations of peddling fake news.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern welcomes the social media giant's ban that comes in the wake of a deadly terrorist attack on two mosques that killed 50 people people and was carried out by a self-confessed white supremacist.
Australian white supremacist senator William Fraser Anning’s ancestors were British colonisers of Australia in the mid-19th Century, grabbing the land of native Aboriginal people.
The FBI has released its hate crime data, based on voluntary reports by law enforcement agencies, with more agencies participating and a higher number of hate crimes recorded compared to 2016. Yet underreporting is very likely.
‘Majority' of complaints against hate content online will be reviewed, possibly removed, within 24 hours by Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, YouTube under European Union code of conduct.
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