Politics of hate: The rise of violent rhetoric against minorities

In the wake of the worst anti-Semitic attack in US history, we ask: why the targeting of the Jewish community? The US president, the ultimate guarantor of safety and public order, is accused of stoking hate and purveying conspiracy theories. How much is hate speech fuelling violence? The phenomenon goes well beyond the United States and the campaign for next week's midterm elections. Are we witnessing the start of an era where unfiltered hate speech breeds terror attacks?


Produced by Charles WENTE, Tommaso MAZZANTI and Laure FOURQUET.

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