Text size

All popular browsers allow zooming in and out by pressing the Ctrl (Cmd in OS X) and + or - keys. Or alternatively hold down the Ctrl key and scroll up or down with the mouse.

Line height


Facebook must lead 'fight against hate speech online,' says Amnesty

Responding to the news that Facebook will no longer allow content supporting white nationalism and white separatism to be published, Tanya O’Carroll, Director of Amnesty International Tech, said:

“As the world’s largest social media network, Facebook must help to lead the fight against the spread of hate speech online.

“Increasingly we have seen how groups advocating and inciting discrimination and violence online can have damaging and dangerous consequences in the real world.

“Companies, along with governments, have a responsibility to make digital spaces safer for everyone.”

Facebook announced on Wednesday that it will block “praise, support and representation of white nationalism and separatism” on the platform, as well as on Instagram, from next week.

View latest press releases