Ofcom widens definition of hate speech to include transgender intolerance
Ofcom has widened its definition of hate speech to include intolerance of gender reassignment and “political or any other opinion”.
Gender to be protected under Irish hate crime law
The justice minister is to bring forward revamped hate crime laws in the new year because existing legislation is “not fit for purpose”.Helen McEntee said the laws would target the perpetrators of
Sharing hate speech on social media to become criminal offence under new plan
Government plans to protect social-media companies from prosecution
Ashers Bakery defenders claim NI hate crime proposals are ‘dangerous and could crush civil liberties’
The campaign group that defended Ashers Baking Company in the so called ‘gay cake’ case has strongly criticised a review of Northern Ireland’s hate crime laws by Judge Desmond Marrinan.