Hate speech

Indonesia activist accused over West Papua tweets

He had posted on Twitter photographs of students allegedly shot during clashes in Jayapura and Wamena in Papua.

The Jakarta Post says Dandhy was accused of spreading information aimed at fueling hatred based on ethnicity, religio

His lawyer said it is a matter of freedom of expression in conveying his opinion on what is happening in Papua.

Dutch politician faces hate speech trial

The charges were brought after he led a chant for fewer Moroccans in the Netherlands at a rally 18 months ago.

Mr Wilders, leader of the Dutch Freedom Party (PVV), says that he will not attend Monday's trial in Schiphol, calling it "a travesty".

If convicted he faces a fine and a year in prison.

Mr Wilders has repeatedly criticised Islam, calling for the Koran to be banned and for the closure of all mosques in the Netherlands.

 

'Political trial'

German police target hate crime in co-ordinated raids

The co-ordinated raids on 60 addresses were the first time the authorities had acted on this issue in such a way.

The aim is to tackle what police called "a substantial rise in verbal radicalism".

Typical crimes included "glorification of Nazism [and] xenophobic, anti-Semitic and other right-wing extremism", they said.