Incitement in UK Law

  • Incitement to Religious Hatred: All Talk and No Substance?
    • No. 70-1, January 2007
    • The Modern Law Review
    The Racial and Religious Hatred Act 2006 has a frenetic history. It is the culmination of six attempts in Parliament in the last twelve years to make incitement to religious hatred unlawful.1 Each ...
  • Incitement to Racial Hatred
    • No. 43-1, January 1979
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
  • Incitement—A Tale of Three Agents
    • No. 65-6, December 2001
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
  • Incitement and Impossibility—Do We Need a Statutory Definition of Incitement?
    • No. 48-1, February 1984
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
  • Recent Developments in, and Present Position of, Incitement to Racial Hatred
    • No. 51-2, April 1978
    • Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles
  • Context and the Limits of Legal Reasoning: The ‘Victim Focus’ of Section 18c in Comparative Perspective
    • No. 44-2, June 2016
    • Federal Law Review
    This paper considers the recent controversy surrounding section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, and assesses the need for reform. I argue that the controversy surrounding section 18C is trace...
    ... ... the traditional characterisation of vilification as speech that harms social cohesi on — an approach I refer to as the ‘incitement focus’. I defend section 18C’s ‘victim focus’ by analysing the reas on ing of the Human Rights Committee, the ... ...
  • ‘Islamophobia’ and the law
    • No. 14-1, March 2014
    • International Journal of Discrimination and the Law
    In Belgium a man was convicted for incitement to racial hatred and discrimination because he publicly tore up a Koran, before the eyes of a small group of Muslims. The case fits within a wider deve...
    ... ... and thelaw: Belgian hate speechlegislation and thewilful destructionof the KoranJogchum VrielinkAbstractIn Belgium a man was convicted for incitement to racial hatred and discriminationbecause he publicly tore up a Koran, before the eyes of a small group of Muslims. Thecase fits within a wider ... ...
  • Freedom of Expression, Counter-Terrorism and the Internet in Light of the UK Terrorist Act 2006 and the Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights
    • No. 27-3, September 2009
    • Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights
    As a result of the ‘War on Terror’ domestic governments and the international community have paid increasing attention to counter-terrorism legislation. Given the meteoric rise in prominence of the...
    ... ... one of the most fundamental of human rights, the right to freedom of expressio n? is article will analyse the concept s of incitement, glorication and dissemination as they relate to the Internet, and evaluate their place within the broader framework of the right to ... ...
  • Mass News Media and International Law
    • No. 7-3, July 1986
    • International Political Science Review / Revue internationale de science politique
    The Mass Media Declaration approved by acclamation by 161 countries in 1978 is the only official statement on journalism ever passed at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organ...
    ... ... " intended to enlist journalists in "strengthening peace and international understanding" and opposition to racism and incitement to war. These objectives are regarded by some western critics as threatening content control of the mass media. Some Soviet and ... ...
  • Blasphemy, Defamation of Religions and Human Rights Law
    • No. 26-4, December 2008
    • Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights
    Blasphemy is a serious wrongdoing in all monotheistic world religions. Blasphemy prohibitions have been brought into being and enforced so as to protect the dominant religion specifically. Religion...
    ... ... ere are limits to ex pressing disrespec t – advocacy of religious hatred t hat constitutes incitement to di scrimination, hosti lity or violence is st rictly forbidden under international human rig hts law ... 60 e Human R ights Commit tee has ... ...
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