Jodie Ginsberg: "When we treat words as weapons we ignore the fact that they have an immense power for good"
05 Nov 2018

Index on Censorship CEO Jodie Ginsberg appeared on the BBC’s Moral Maze on 3 November 2018 to discuss whether hateful views lead to physical violence.

“I would defend peoples’ right to express extreme views; I certainly wouldn’t defend their right to directly incite violence. What I am concerned about is this removal of agency, this idea that simply because we hear something extreme that we will go out and commit hateful and extremist acts. Given the amount of hateful extremist content that we see from all sides at the moment, I’m actually quite surprised that we’re not seeing more if there is such a direct link.”

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