Thousands of protesters march in Boston in August against a planned “Free Speech Rally” one week after the violent “Unite the Right” rally in Virginia left one woman dead and dozens more injured. Photo: AFP

The best way to curb social media hate speech – don’t fuel the fire

Chow Kum Hor says a focus on punitive measures to stop hate speech has not been successful, and instead, we should learn from the war against illegal wildlife trade by cutting off demand – in this case, starving offenders of attention

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Thousands of protesters march in Boston in August against a planned “Free Speech Rally” one week after the violent “Unite the Right” rally in Virginia left one woman dead and dozens more injured. Photo: AFP
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