Status:Ongoing Thematic area:Independent and social media platforms Country:Syria Year approved:2020
Observatory of Hate Speech and Incitement to Violence in Syrian Media
- Name of organisation / initiative supported: Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression
- Start date: 1 February 2020
- End date: 31 October 2020
In 2017 the Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression launched a unique media monitoring initiative to reduce hate speech and incitement to violence in Syrian media. After monitoring 24 media outlets, they published a report and organised a workshop on hate speech for media representatives. EED funding is allowing them to carry out a new monitoring cycle with an upgraded monitoring methodology and to develop a glossary with alternatives to hate speech terms.