Panel Discussion on “Hate Speech and Incitement to Genocide”
A panel discussion on the subject “Hate Speech and Incitement to Genocide” was held at UN Headquarters in New York. The event was by organized the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; the UN Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect; the Office of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression; and the Permanent Mission of Norway to the UN.
Geir O. Pederson (left), Permanent Representative of Norway to the UN, chats with one of the panellists, Susan Benesch (right), Genocide Prevention Fellow, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and Founder, Dangerous Speech Project, World Policy Institute. Also shown: Santiago Canton (centre), panel moderator and Programme Director, Robert F. Kennedy Centre for Justice and Human Rights.