Stop promoting those who spew hate - Waytha urges media

Annabelle Lee

30 Aug 2019, 12:21 pm

Updated a year ago


De facto National Unity and Social Wellbeing Minister P Waythamoorthy has urged the media to collectively stop promoting those who stir up racial and religious sentiments as a way to curb hate speech.

Addressing the press after a closed-door interfaith dialogue today, he shared how one participant had suggested that hate speech ought not to be given any air time.

“I truly agree with him.

“If the media stops giving these kind of people any publicity, then their voices are not heard. If their voices are not heard, their voices are silenced ...

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