Fear speech can be more dangerous than hate speech

Sowing extreme fear is a far more direct cause for violent escalations between groups than sowing hate. This is what NWO researcher Antoine Buyse from Utrecht University states in the article ‘”Fear Speech,” or How Violent Conflict Escalation Relates to the Freedom of Expression’, which was published in November in the journal Human Rights Quarterly. The research was made possible by a Veni grant from NWO. —> Read More Here


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