29 Apr 2022

Anti-muslim messaging as bad as ever - report

From Morning Report, 7:52 am on 29 April 2022

A new international report shows social media platforms fail to act when anti-Muslim hate speech is posted online.

The Christchurch Call to Eliminate Terrorist and Violent Extremist Content Online was agreed to by tech giants Facebook, Twitter and Google in the aftermath of the 15 March mosque attacks.

The Washington-based Center for Countering Digital Hate has now issued a report which shows that anti-Muslim messaging online is as bad as ever.

Former Christchurch city counsellor and leader of The Opportunities Party, Raf Manji, a member of the local Muslim community who was active in the aftermath of the terror attacks of 15 March, spoke to Kim Hill.