Hate speech
PTM leader bail Pakistan PTM leader Ali Wazir granted bail in hate speech case

The Sindh High Court finally granted bail to prominent leader of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement from South Waziristan, Ali Wazir, who was accused of insulting state institutions in a speech in December 2020

PTM leaders indicted Pakistan Pashtun movement leaders in Pakistan indicted in dubious sedition case as struggle awaits

An Anti-Terrorism Court in Karachi has indicted National Assembly member Ali Wazir and Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement chief Manzur Pashteen as offenders in a sedition case

Facebook whistleblower’s revelation on ‘profits over safety’ model

Senior journalist Paranjoy Guha Thakurta and tech expert Bappa Sinha discuss the Frances Haugen revelations on Facebook, the perils of its business model and what can be done to regulate the company

Brazil: transgender murders increased by 41% in 2020

Report shows that 175 trans women were murdered last year, 68% of victims were black

Why Big Tech’s monopoly power needs to be urgently checked

While Facebook has been profiting off hate speech on its platforms, Google has been exploiting content creators for advertising revenue.

Far-right BJP bites the dust in Delhi Elections

The centrist Aam Aadmi Party (Common Man’s Party), which formed its first government in Delhi in 2013 by building on the anti-corruption movement of 2011, secured 62 out of 70 seats in the assembly elections held on February 8

Ahead of Olympics, Tokyo passes law to end discrimination against LGBT communities

The law will prevent people and organizations from using public spaces to indulge in hate speech. It also mandates awareness programs

Brazilian far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro stabbed

Attack is a “hate response” to a “hate preacher,” psychoanalyst Maria Rita Kehl told Brasil de Fato

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