At risk youths- why we need to counter hate speech

countering hate speech online

Following the launching of a campaign against ethnic based hate speech by the students of Bayero Univeristy Kano, the same team has organised an event which witnessed staff and students of the university to enlighten the teaming and at risk youth on the concept of hate speech and the need to be actively involved in countering hate speech and perhaps, desist from promoting one.

according to the team, the movement for countering hate speech in this regard is a global movement promoted and sponsored by facebook through edventures partners. the team, through the speaker, Dr. Umar Saminu encouraged all students present at the event to actively take part in this global digital campaign aimed at curbing and eliminating the alarming hate speech and its devastating effects on social media.