Council of Europe official: Say ‘no’ to hate speech

EurActiv 16 December 2012

The consequences of hate speech on the Internet and through social media can be extremely serious, Snežana Samardžic-Markovic, director general of democracy for the Council of Europe, told EurActiv in an exclusive interview.

Snežana Samardžic-Markovic has worked as a diplomat and was the Serbian minister of Youth and Sports before her appointment in February 2012 as the Council of Europe’s director general for democracy. She spoke to EurActiv Senior Editor Georgi Gotev. (...)