Threshold of hate speech and freedom of expression

Threshold of hate speech and freedom of expression


Currently the Institute is in the process of implementing “Border of hate speech and freedom of expression” project. The aim of the project is to conduct hate speech regulation legal analysis in national legislation and application of legal norms in practice as well as giving the definition of freedom of expression in accordance with national and international legislation and practice. The findings of the analysis will be presented in a manual based on which training session will be organized for the youth entitled “Freedom of expression vs. hate speech”. 

A policy paper on freedom of expression and hate speech will be developed identifying the shortcomings and gaps, as well as necessary measures to be taken. The policy paper will be distributed among stakeholders and counterparts. A round table discussion will be organized with stakeholders of policy paper to discuss the issues raised in the policy paper.