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Hate speech and hate crime on the Internet

Researchers: Marjan Nadim, Audun Fladmoe, Jon Wessel-Aas
Schedule: February 2016-November 2016
Funding source: Justis -og beredskapsdepartementet
Project No: 10149


The project consists of three parts:

  1. Contributing to knowledge about the prevalence of hate speech online. This was achieved through an international literature review and new analyses of data from several relevant surveys conducted by ISF. 
  2. A legal discussion about the relationship between freedom of speech and the protection from hate speech.
  3. A small case study of the police’s work against hate speech online.