Graffiti outside mosque racist but not hate speech - expert

From Morning Report, 6:07 am on 14 December 2020

An expert on far right groups says the message left outside a mosque in Christchurch would not meet the definition of hate speech but is still racist.

The words 'Islam is right about women', were written in chalk outside Al Noor mosque on Saturday.

The police are investigating and officers have been stationed outside.

Professor Paul Spoonley, told Conan Young says the same statement has appeared in various forms around the world.