Apr 8, 2016

Ruling coalition submits bill to curb hate speech


The Liberal Democratic Party-Komeito ruling coalition on Friday submitted a potentially game-changing bill to the Upper House aimed at eliminating hate speech. Although the legislation may herald a break from Japan’s traditionally lukewarm attitude toward curbing racism and hate speech, it imposes no penalties ...

Elder Le Pen convicted of dismissing Holocaust

Apr 7, 2016

Elder Le Pen convicted of dismissing Holocaust

Jean-Marie Le Pen, the founder and former head of France’s far-right National Front party, has been convicted of denying crimes against humanity for repeating that the Nazi gas chambers are a “detail” of World War II history. A Paris court convicted Le Pen on ...