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Hate-speech laws : Consistency with national and international human rights law

McGoldrick, Dominic and O'Donnell, Therese (1998) Hate-speech laws : Consistency with national and international human rights law. Legal Studies, 18 (4). 453 - 485. ISSN 0261-3875

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Abstract

Racism has climbed the political agenda at national, European and international levels.’ Reports from national and international non-governmental organisations (NGO’s) and inter-governmental organisations have focused considerable attention on racism and xenophobia and document an increase in racism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism and race-related activities.* As racism has climbed the political agendas, so there has been a substantial increase in the number of national, European and international legal instruments devoted to it.3 In particular, race-related restrictions on freedom of expression (‘hate-speech’) are increasing and seem likely to continue to do so.