Can We Rise Above Hate Speech?
Faisal Aziz, President, Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia (ABIM) | Nalini Elumalai, Activist & Senior Programme Officer, Article 19 (Malaysia)
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There has been a surge in hate speech in our country since and during the elections, with various groups calling for political parties to help with relieving tension. How did racial and religious hate speech become so deeply entrenched in our politics, and what can be done to undo the deep seated effects it has had on the country? And what role should the authorities play in relieving tensions that have flared post elections? We explore.
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Produced by: Natasha Fusil, Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharaad Kuttan
Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharaad Kuttan
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