The Meaning Of Hate Speech

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Meaning of Hate Speech and it’s Harm

The most number of time hate speeches are given in India is when there are religious conflicts in the country. There is much harm which can be caused through hate speech. The comments which are based on racism bring minorities with a negative attitude and I harmful to them. Timothy Garton Ash said that if the speaking would be allowed without any legal constraint then it will become an uncivil speech. He said that nothing should be allowed which can harm someone related to race, Religion sexuality or ethnicity. “Don’t be fooled into thinking you are welcome here. The society around you may seem hospitable and non-discriminatory, but the truth is that you are not wanted, and you and your families will be shunned, excluded, beaten, and driven out, whenever we can get away with it. We may have to keep a low profile right now. But don’t get too comfortable. Remember what has happened to you and your kind in the past. Be afraid.” This was the message conveyed to the public. This message was especially for the one who motivates hate speeches.


These days the politicians are also involved in the hate speeches. The two recent cases of Supreme Court of India have mostly focused on the hate speech and how it is related to the politics. The famous controversial rulings of Hindutva Judgement were reviewed by the court on 30th January. Whereas by March 12th the court stated that political hate speech should be cut down. There is a

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