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# Hate speech

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Brenda Power draws parallels between criticism of Traveller article and Charlie Hebdo
The Irish Daily Mail columnist has been told by the DPP that she will face no action over the opinion piece.
The 'gay cake' row and freedom of speech: Being offended isn't a right
The trouble with trying to put limits on free speech and the freedom of conscience is that you inevitably wind up tying yourself in knots.
Twitter is 'a bit powerless' to stop Balotelli-style racial abuse
But the social network isn’t the “wild west” and the company does care about hate speech, OK?
Traveller group hits out at "hate speech" Daily Mail article
Brenda Power said that Travellers should “teach their children to use a golf club or a hurley for something other than breaking a cousin’s leg”.
'Messages of hate' appearing around Dublin, says immigrant group
A family home in Dublin was daubed with graffiti telling the occupants to leave, while the old Anglo Irish Bank headquarters were painted with anti-Semitic graffiti.
Far-right Dutch politician cleared of hate charges
Geert Wilders had compared the Koran to Mein Kampf and faced charges of hate speech and discrimination.