Hate speech against migrants and refugees is all too common, both online and in the real world. But it isn’t always easy to know how to react effectively – and it’s even harder to respond in a way which changes attitudes.
In the run-up to elections, politics is a frequent topic of debate. But if the discussion turns nasty – either around the dinner table or on your social media feed – here are some tips to help you make a constructive contribution to a more positive discourse.
If we speak up together, we can tackle
anti-migrant hate speech!
GET THE FACTS
KNOW YOUR AUDIENCE
FLIP THE CONVERSATION
APPEAL TO THE HEART
IF ALL ELSE FAILS,
HATE SPEECH AND THE
GET THE FACTS ABOUT
MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES
Hate begins with fear, and fear is so often built on lack of understanding.
Our myth-buster page explores the
facts behind the headlines.
Keep track of hateful narratives used by MEPs and Parliamentary candidates thanks to our Hate Speech Tracker.
Let's make #EP2019 more positive!