Porous anti-instigation laws enable hate speech in Bosnia and Herzegovina

“People who are or have been married to people of a different ethnicity are not real Serbs and as such they cannot represent the people of Serbia,” recently said Milorad Dodik, member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and the leader of the Alliance of Independent Social Democrats. The statement referred to a …

The pandemic of stigma, hatred, lies and conspiracies

The COVID-19 crisis isolated the world in an unprecedented manner. It has, unfortunately, also caused waves of isolation of individuals and groups whose rights were affected by the dark phenomena such as discrimination, stigmatization and hate speech. Phenomena that have always been harmful and were even more difficult to control during the pandemic.

Montenegro and hate speech – Trapped in the past

Because of everything that is happening, Montenegro will continue to be a prisoner of the past, stereotypes and insufficiently strong alternatives to effectively suppress hate speech for a while.