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The Council of Europe recommends an end to the piecemeal regulation of online hate speech across the continent

The Council of Europe is the continent’s leading international human rights organization. Today it published the results of a 6 month study looking at emerging forms of governance of online hate speech. The European Commission’s Code of Conduct on Countering Illegal Hate Speech Online, Germany’s NetzDG Act, France’s new Avia…

Fieldwork and the Coronavirus Pandemic

The need to make a substantial contribution by adopting cutting-edge methodologies, methods and techniques, to reveal a phantom of previously unknown ‘facts’ or present new interpretive possibilities, to a large extent, constitute research in academia. At any rate, working within this framework, researchers engage in several practices in the performance…

Israeli Democracy is Under Strain

Eitan Tzelgov, Lecturer in Politics, discusses the results of yet another Israeli election and their implications for the future of democracy in Israel. Israel held its third election within since April 2019 earlier this week, and the electoral campaign was characterised by unprecedented levels of personal, negative campaigning. Blue and…
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