Country

North Macedonia North Macedonia

Title

Хелсиншки Комитет за човекови права на Северна Македонија. Веб страната за пријава на говор на омраза. Helsinki Committee of Human Rights of North Macedonia , web page for reporting hate speech.

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Year

2020

Type of publication

Report

Geographical coverage

National

Area/location of interest

Not applicable - national level

Type of Institution

Civil society organisation

Institution

Helsinki Committee of Human Rights of North Macedonia (Хелсиншки Комитет за човекови права на Северна Македонија)

Main Thematic Focus

Hate speech

Target Population

Muslims Migrants Ethnic minorities Religious minorities Refugees & asylum seekers

Key findings

Regarding the hate speech on social media and in public life, any individual can report it on a website or on a special application, by referring to a link from the statement. The reporting hate speech, it is filtered by categories and geographical regions, by months. Following the iconography of the reported hate speech, it increases with the start of the election campaign and the beginning of Muslim religious holidays such as Ramadan and Eid, which during the pandemic caused increased tensions and hate speech on social media.

Methodology (Qualitative/Quantitative and exact type used, questionnaires etc)

Qualitative (desk research, media analysis, individual reporting, report analysis)

Sample details and representativeness

N/A

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