Confirmed speakers for the workshop “Building human rights-based narratives against anti-Muslim hatred
The two-day online workshop, September 27-28, welcomes three speakers.
- Hajar el Jahidi, researcher and independent expert, will discuss the scope and manifestation of hate speech targeting Muslims in Europe, the discrimination and disinformation on which it is based, how it intersects with other grounds of hatred and , above all, what can be done to remedy it.
- member of the board of directors of Forum of European Muslim Youth and Student Organizations (FEMYSO), will speak about youth activism with and for the Muslim community, sharing concrete examples of using human rights stories to advocate and campaign.
- Daniel Höltgen, The Special Representative on anti-Semitic, anti-Muslim and other forms of religious intolerance and hate crimes, will present the work of the Council of Europe on the issue through the development of standards, monitoring and cooperation with States members and civil society.
Additionally, a team of graphic designers and facilitators are ready to work with workshop participants to design campaign messages and visuals that they can use in their practice.
The workshop takes a participatory and learning-by-doing approach. Use practical online tools developed by the WE Can 4 Human Rights Speech project to analyze cases of hate speech, build human rights-based stories and messages, and conduct practical online campaigns.
Registrations are still open until September 19. Don’t miss the opportunity to join us! For more information, see the concept note