Insult Gallery – Wall of Shame in Public Discourse

Boris Divkovic Foundation (BiH) is organizing an educational training aimed for the young representatives of various political parties coming from all across Bosnia and Herzegovina. The project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and its implementation will be supported by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) under the BHRI program. The aim of this project is to teach the participants about the consequences of negative usage of online platforms and to raise the awareness about violent extremism (VE), hate speech and cyber bullying through the online campaign and education. The goal is to educate young leaders and activists from both FBiH and RS about the importance of fighting against violent extremism and learning the differences between the freedom of speech and hate speech.

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BDF – IOM Training in Sarajevo

Insult Gallery – Wall of Shame in Public Discourse

Boris Divkovic Foundation (BDF) together with International Organization for Migration (IOM), USAID and BHRI program has organized the first training in Sarajevo, which was held on 10-12th of January for all political parliamentary parties from Sarajevo. Insult Gallery – Wall of Shame in Public Discourse has a goal of educating young potential political leaders, in the field of human rights, hate speech, youth radicalism and violent extremism. First part of the training was devoted to the theoretical part of the hate speech, negative usage of online platforms presented by the Professor Lejla Turcilo, which was followed by practical workshop. Next speaker on the agenda was BDF external associate Alen Kristic who talked about the violent extremism, hate speech and cyber bulling versus religion. The first day was concluded with the very interesting and dynamic workshop by the journalist Marija Arnautovic, where our participants had to search the online platforms and find the examples of hate speech by their politicians, from their political parties. Second day was dedicated to the more practical part as well, first part of the training was led by the CAT representative Emir Karamujic, who presented the work of CAT, which is fighting against hate speech in online spaces on a very interesting and humoristic way. Emir presented the work of CAT, their work which can serve as an inspiration to our participants, which was followed by the workshop with online tracking of hate speech by the politicians from Bosnia and Herzegovina and creating contra-narratives as one of the effective mechanisms fighting against the hate speech on online platforms. Second part of the training was presented by representatives of Policy and Research Department from Boris Divkovic Foundation, Faris Sehovic and Adi Skaljic, who taught them about rules and policies regarding hate speech law and how to write and submit policy amendments and initiatives.

BDF – IOM Training in Banja Luka

Insult Gallery – Wall of Shame in Public Discourse

Boris Divkovic Foundation (BDF) together with International Organization for Migration (IOM), USAID and BHRI program has organized the first training in Banja Luka, which was held on 21-23rd of February for all political parliamentary parties from Banja Luka and Tuzla. Insult Gallery – Wall of Shame in Public Discourse has a goal of educating young potential political leaders, in the field of human rights, hate speech, youth radicalism and violent extremism. The first part of the training was devoted to the theoretical part of the hate speech, negative usage of online platforms presented by Professor Lejla Turcilo, which was followed by a practical workshop. The next speaker on the agenda was BDF external associate Alen Kristic who talked about violent extremism, hate speech and cyber bullying versus religion. The first day was concluded with a very interesting and dynamic workshop by the journalist Dragana Erjavec, where our participants had to search the online platforms and find examples of hate speech by their politicians, from their political parties. The second day was dedicated to the more practical part as well, the first part of the training was led by the CAT representative Emir Karamujic, who presented the work of CAT, which is fighting against hate speech in online spaces on a very interesting and humoristic way. Emir presented the work of CAT, their work which can serve as an inspiration to our participants, which was followed by the workshop with online tracking of hate speech by the politicians from Bosnia and Herzegovina and creating contra-narratives as one of the effective mechanisms fighting against the hate speech on online platforms. The second part of the training was presented by representatives of Policy and Research Department from Boris Divkovic Foundation, Faris Sehovic and Adi Skaljic, who taught them about rules and policies regarding hate speech law and how to write and submit policy amendments and initiatives.

BDF – IOM Training in Mostar

Insult Gallery – Wall of Shame in Public Discourse

Boris Divkovic Foundation (BDF) together with International Organization for Migration (IOM), USAID and BHRI program has organized the first training in Mostar, which was held on 13-15th of March for all political parliamentary parties from Mostar. Insult Gallery – Wall of Shame in Public Discourse has a goal of educating young potential political leaders, in the field of human rights, hate speech, youth radicalism and violent extremism. First part of the training was devoted to the theoretical part of the hate speech, negative usage of online platforms presented by the Head of Department for Digital Communication and PR, Amer Džihana, which was followed by practical workshop. Next speaker on the agenda was BDF external associate Alen Kristic who talked about the violent extremism, hate speech and cyber bulling versus religion. The first day was concluded with the very interesting and dynamic workshop by the journalist Marija Arnautović, where our participants had to search the online platforms and find the examples of hate speech by their politicians, from their political parties. Second day was dedicated to the more practical part as well, first part of the training was led by the CAT representative Emir Karamujic, who presented the work of CAT, which is fighting against hate speech in online spaces on a very interesting and humoristic way. Emir presented the work of CAT, their work which can serve as an inspiration to our participants, which was followed by the workshop with online tracking of hate speech by the politicians from Bosnia and Herzegovina and creating contra-narratives as one of the effective mechanisms fighting against the hate speech on online platforms. Second part of the training was presented by representatives of Policy and Research Department from Boris Divkovic Foundation, Faris Sehovic and Adi Skaljic, who taught them about rules and policies regarding hate speech law and how to write and submit policy amendments and initiatives.