The government also has a duty to protect citizens, residents, and visitors alike from hate speech and incitement
Israel's new justice minister, Ayelet Shaked, herself is accused of incitement
after she posted a comment on Facebook last summer calling for the killing of the mothers of "little snakes", referring to Palestinians who resist the occupation.
An Israeli police spokesperson described this latest Israeli policy of arresting Jerusalemites over Facebook posts as the 'biggest move aimed at repressing this kind of incitement
to violence on social networks and the Internet,' reported media sources.
On Monday, the Sofia City Prosecutor's Office initiated pretrial proceedings for incitement
of hatred, against municipal councilor Angel Dzhambazki, vice-chair of the nationalist VMRO party.
In its statement, the Ministry of Interior said, "Out of a responsibility to protect the security and stability of the nation and the legal duty to citizens and residents, the Interior Ministry warns people not to respond or react to incitement
from political events and social media posts that use the title "Rebellion August 14" and that encourage the overthrow of the government.
In numbers: racist incitement
by public officials in Israel How much of this has been covered in the Western press?
During the debate at Westminster Hall, Henderson asked his opponent, Foreign Office minister Alistair Burt, to "give me an assurance that the Government will make, and will continue to make, representations to the PA that incitement
against Israel is unacceptable and in contravention of the Oslo agreement.
Qassem also noted that Israel is leading an international intimidation campaign against Hezbollah, due to its failed assault and incitement
campaign against it.
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He added that incitement
and advocacy of hatred and intolerance on religious grounds signified by this publication was in contravention of international human rights laws and instruments.
Tawfiq Okasha is already on trial for incitement
following his comments and police have confirmed they are now looking into allegations of theft of electrical power and issuing a bounced check.
Incidents like this clearly demonstrate the urgent need on the part of states to introduce adequate protection against acts of hate crimes, hate speech, discrimination, intimidation and coercion resulting from defamation and negative stereotyping of religions, and incitement
to religious hatred, as well as denigration of venerated personalities,"
escalating wave of incitement
against Muslims, with particular reference to the targeting of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him).
Two men were arrested in Cardiff - one later being jailed for three years and four months when he admitted the incitement
to violent disorder offence last November.
In a statement on Thursday, the Council pointed out that it had studied a number of Arab and International reports by Arab and foreign journalists and found that these reports don't take into account the most basic professional rules which deny incitement
of the hatred and killing and they violate the journalism criteria which prohibit sectarian instigation.