Disinfo: The Czech Ministry of Interior is actively repressing people and…

Summary

The Czech Ministry of Interior is actively repressing people and websites with politically incorrect opinions. It is inspired by the NGO People in Need manual on fighting hate speech, which classifies basically any claim (e.g. “Part of the migrants are economic migrants”) to be hate speech that should be punished by the state.

Disproof

No evidence given. The Czech MoI is repressing neither people nor opinions bit.ly/2kboybB, . The NGO People in Need has made a study that provides a definition of hate speech, but it highlights that sometimes it can be quite narrow and that context and the interpretation framework must be taken into account when studying hate speech.bit.ly/1MD9VqL,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 77
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 12/07/2017
  • Language/target audience: Czech
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Keywords: NGO, Freedom of speech, State oppression
  • Outlet: protiproud.parlamentnilisty.cz
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Divers taking part in the NATO-Ukraine Sea Breeze exercises in…

Divers taking part in the NATO-Ukraine Sea Breeze exercises in Odessa are there to disrupt communication and operation of the Russian Black Sea Fleet and to prepare a naval invasion by the Alliance into Sevastopol.

Disproof

No evidence given. Sea Breeze 2017 is an annual recurring multinational exercise, it does not aim to invade any territory bit.ly/2tgOQhY, . Disinformation about NATO excersises has been a recurring theme during the course of 2017 bit.ly/2qi4cA4, , bit.ly/2tifSFs, .