The Obligation to Prohibit Incitement

October 29, 2013

On September 24, Peter Molnar, a Research Fellow at the CMCS, and Sejal Parmar, Assistant Professor at the CEU Department of Legal Studies, convened a side event on the subject of incitement in international law at the 2013 OSCE Human Dimension Meeting in Warsaw.

The side event was moderated by Andrey Rikhter, Director of the Office of the OSCE Special Representative on Freedom of the Media, and included presentations by Parmar, Molnar as well as by Alexander Verkhovsky, the director of the prominent Moscow-based Centre for Information and Analysis.

The event followed up on the public seminar the CMCS hosted on May 30, Would You Ban "Hate Speech"? Examining content-based restrictions and speech leading to imminent dangerwhich was convened by Peter Molnar and featured panels with John Shattuck, Rector and President of CEU; Dunja Mijatovic, OSCE Special Representative on Freedom of the Media; Molnar, Richter and Parmar, as well as other experts.

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