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How to combat online hate speech

Logo No Hate Speech Movement

The National No Hate Speech Committee has elaborated recommendations how to combat online hate speech to the federal government and state governments. The No Hate Speech Committee, founded in June 2016, aims to raise awareness for online hate speech in Austria and supports the No Hate Speech Movement youth campaign initiated by the Council of Europe in 2013.

The campaign aims to combat hate speech online and to help young people engage in respectful interaction online and offline. polis – the Austrian Centre for Citizenship education in schools , as member of the National Committee, brings the subject to the school, e.g. through the teachers manual Bookmarks, which offers exercises for the classroom.

Recommendations of the National No Hate Speech Committee to the Federal Government and state governments (in German Language)
Press release (in German language): Take action against hate speech online. Austrian No Hate Speech Committee formulates recommendations