Hate speech

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Germany's antisemitism czar calls to investigate German celebrity chef

Vegan chef Atilla Hildmann has used the his Telegram account as a platform to attack Jews and Zionists, calling them "parasites" and "subhumans."

25/07/2020
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Canadian far-right politician calls for removal of Jews from Canada

"What we need to do, perhaps more than anything, is remove these people, once and for all, from our country."

YouTube removes 25,000 pages for hate-speech

The pages of French comedian Dieudonne, Richard Spencer and David Duke are among those removed.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
02/07/2020
Twitch suspends Trump's account for hate speech

The move to suspend Trump's account coincided with Reddit, another popular social media platform, banning the pro-Trump subreddit.

30/06/2020
Attendees walk past a Twitch logo in Los Angeles
Harassment, antisemitism prevalent among Twitch streamers

“I've had instances of antisemitic trolls and hate-raids spewing Hezbollah and Nazi propaganda in my chat room."

01/07/2020
A Jordanian Imam reads the Koran in an empty mosque during Ramadan as prayers by worshipers are susp
Why hasn’t Twitter flagged 'kuffar' as a term of abuse

However, the website continues to host thousands of tweets that use the word “kuffar” or “unbeliever” as a form of abuse.

Clothing retailers boycott Facebook ads to protest hate speech

The clothing retailers Patagonia and The North Face; outdoor gear company REI; and Upwork, a freelancing platform, will not be posting ads on Facebook in the month of July.

By BEN SALES/JTA
23/06/2020
TikTok rife with racist, antisemitic content aimed at children – study

Though TikTok's Terms of Service say that users cannot upload hateful content, the app is very lax about enforcing these rules.

18/06/2020
 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
Protesting hate speech, ADL, NAACP call on companies to stop Facebook ads

Facebook earned nearly $70 billion in ad revenue in 2019, comprising more than 98% of its total revenue.

By BEN SALES/JTA
17/06/2020
Taylor Swift.
Taylor Swift calls Soros family shamelessly greedy

According to Swift, Alex Soros also is playing a role in the hugely popular singer’s nasty and public fight with her former label, Big Machine Records.

By EMILY BURACK/ JTA
25/04/2020
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