(RNS) — Facebook knows it needs to do more to combat hate speech against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.
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NEW YORK (RNS) — If Jonathan Greenblatt took the job as head of the ADL thinking he would bring the organization into the 21st century, history had a bigger plan. The rise of white nationalism has given him a challenge his predecessor never had.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — Mike Signer, the former mayor of Charlottesville, Va., began receiving anti-Semitic messages in early 2017, when, for the first time, he started to speak publicly about being Jewish.
SAN FRANCISCO (RNS) — The new Center for Technology and Society wants to place tech companies on the front lines in combating online hate speech. But can Silicon Valley police itself?
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) —The report said Shiites and Sufis who practice Islam differently from conservative Sunnis in Saudi Arabia are a 'prime target of Saudi-sponsored hate speech and intolerant rhetoric.'
After being contacted by ProPublica, Facebook removed several anti-Semitic ad categories and promised to improve monitoring.
(USA Today) The company, which is based in Scottsdale, Ariz., has drawn criticism for months for its willingness to provide a domain name for a website 'dedicated to spreading anti-Semitism, neo-Nazism, and white nationalism,' according to the...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe visited Mount Zion First African Baptist Church and First Baptist Church and spoke to congregants after violent clashes in the city between white supremacist groups and counterprotesters.
(RNS) — As a Jewish youngster growing up in Virginia, it was plain to see.
(USA Today) — Responses to Deedra Abboud's Facebook posts have ranged from disturbing to just plain scary.
RICHARDSON, Texas (RNS) In many places the protests, organized by an anti-Muslim group, were met by counterdemonstrations, and in some cases there were scuffles between two sides.
INDIANAPOLIS (The Indianapolis Star) A Virginia-based outdoor advertising seller with a history of inflammatory statements on Islam says he sold the ad space to a 'group of patriotic Americans' who were denied advertising by national companies.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hateful letters sent anonymously to three mosques in California with a warning that President-elect Donald Trump would "cleanse" the United States of Muslims have stirred fears among congregants, a community leader said.
(RNS) What it takes to get an impartial jury.
(RNS) For journalists at religious media outlets, their faith is both what can make them a target of hate online and what influences their responses.