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Hate Laws Vs. Freedom of Expression. Hate Laws Laws intended to prevent spread of hate propaganda Intended to protect people from bad influences in literature. Freedom Of Expression Guarantees the right of speech and expression. What is Hate Propaganda?. Hate Propaganda

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Hate laws vs freedom of expression

Hate Laws Vs. Freedom of Expression

  • Hate Laws

    • Laws intended to prevent spread of hate propaganda

    • Intended to protect people from bad influences in literature

  • Freedom Of Expression

    • Guarantees the right of speech and expression


What is hate propaganda

What is Hate Propaganda?

  • Hate Propaganda

    • A medium that expresses hate towards a certain group

    • Ex. Brochures, movies, speeches,


Hate laws vs freedom of expression

Hate Laws: The Negative Side

  • violates concepts in the Charter

    • - Freedom of Speech

  • - Democracy

    • leads to more harmful actions


    Hate laws vs freedom of expression

    Infringes Freedom of Speech

    Section 2(b) of the CCRF

    “freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression, including freedom of the press and other media of communication”

    Entrenched in the Constitution

    Can free speech be divided?

    Hate Laws: The Negative Side

    NO


    Hate laws vs freedom of expression

    Hate Laws: The Negative Side

    • Opposes Democracy

      • Canada’s legacy

      • Sections 3-5 of CCRF

      • The end of freedom of religion?


    Hate laws vs freedom of expression

    Hate Laws: The Negative Side

    • Leads to more harmful actions

      • Hitler’s Germany

      • The Holocaust

      • Do we want another?


    Laws against hate literature

    Laws AGAINST Hate Literature

    • ·  Section 319 of the Criminal Code

      • Prohibits spreading of hate messages in public

      • incite hatred against an identifiable group,

      • breach of the peace.

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    Laws against hate literature1

    Laws AGAINST Hate Literature

    • Section 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

      • the right to life, liberty and the security of the person

    • purpose of hate literature

      • encourage violence towards a specific group of people


    Opinions against hate propaganda

    Opinions Against Hate Propaganda

    • hate lit. is wrong

    • should be prosecuted because it’s destructive

    • teaches people to be prejudicial

    • gives the impression that one group is superior to the rest


    Hate laws vs freedom of expression

    The Holocaust

    • Nazi Propaganda

    • Joseph Goebbels

    • Represented Hitler as an idol

    • Introduced a common enemy for Germans


    What led up to the holocaust

    What Led Up to the Holocaust

    • Great Depression

    • Hyperinflation

    • Treaty of Versailles

    4,200,000,000,000 Marks/ US Dollar


    Examples of nazi propaganda

    Examples of Nazi Propaganda

    • Movies

    • Pamphlets

    • Books


    Hate laws vs freedom of expression

    “THE JEWS ARE OUR DOWNFALL!“

    Which race must the National Socialist race fight against?

    The Jewish race.

    Why?

    The goal of the Jew is to make himself the ruler of humanity. Wherever he comes, he destroys works of culture. He is not a creative spirit, rather a destructive spirit.

    -Russian Revolution

    -Holding up the Nazi movement


    Hate laws vs freedom of expression

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    • "None but members of the nation may be citizens of the State. None but those of German blood may be members of the nation. No Jew, therefore, may be  a member of the nation." (5 points of National Socialism

    • “Thus, for us racial hygiene means a defense against the corruption of our blood and spirit by the Jews.”


    When you see this symbol

    “When you See This Symbol…”

    • "Remember what the Jews have done to our people."

    • “You must ensure through your behavior that Jewry never again has even the slightest influence on our people."


    Steps to the final solution

    Steps to the “Final Solution”

    • The Jew must be destroyed wherever we meet him! In doing so, we commit no crime against life, rather serve life's laws of battle, which always oppose that which is an enemy to healthy life. Our battle serves to maintain life.”


    The result

    The Result

    • Millions of people killed

    • Cruelly tortured


    Hate laws vs freedom of expression

    Concentration Camps


    In the world today

    In the World Today…

    • Mahathir Mohamad said that Muslims should unite against a few million Jews who "rule the world by proxy.“

    • In the first six months of 2004, there were 510 anti-Jewish acts or threats, compared to 593 in all of 2003, according to information provided by the French Interior Ministry.

    • Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park


    Hate laws vs freedom of expression

    Vandalism on Jewish Graveyards


    Ernst zundel

    Ernst Zundel

    • Born in Germany, year 1939

    • Left at age 19 to Canada

    • didn’t want to join the army

    • Started a publishing company in 1970s

    • Pamphlet : “Did 6 Million Really Die?”

    • Book titled: “The Hitler we really love and why”


    Hate laws vs freedom of expression

    • Published pamphlets

      - “Did 6 Millions really die?”

    • allegedly associated with an internet site: “Zundelsite”

    • Charged for spreading hatred against Jewish people

      in 1990

      - painted his face black

      - cross with “freedom of speech” motto

    • “freedom of expression”- defense used by Zundel’s lawyer

    • Currently in Canadian custody


    James keegstra

    James Keegstra

    • Alberta high School Teacher

    • charged under section 319 of Criminal Code

    • tried and convicted by court of Alberta

    • Appealed to supreme court of Canada


    Works cited

    Works Cited

    • “Canadian –based German Holocaust Denier Ernst Zundel” The Nizkor Project. 17 October, 2004.

    • < http://www.nizkor.org/hweb/people/z/zundel-ernst/>

    • “Fred A. Leuchter”. Fact Index. 8 November 2004.

    • < http://www.fact-index.com/f/fr/fred_a__leuchter.html >

    • “Hate Crime”. Dictionary.com. 8 November 2004. <http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=hate%20crime>

    • “Hate Propaganda” Criminal Code. 30 April, 2004. Department of Justice Canada. 17 October, 2004. <http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/c-46/42686.html>

    • “Holocaust Denier Ernest Zundel’s ‘Power’ Letter, June 26 1994.” Canadian-based German Holocaust Denier Ernst Zundel. The Nizkor Project. 17 October, 2004. < http://www.nizkor.org/hweb/people/z/zundel-ernst/power-062694.html >

    • “Holocaust deniere Zundel’s Flying Saucers Index”. Ernest Zundel’s Flying Saucers. The Nizkor Project. 17 October, 2004.< http://www.nizkor.org/hweb/people/z/zundel-ernst/flying-saucers/ >

    • “Holocaust Denial”. Fact Index. 17 October 2004.

    • < http://www.fact-index.com/h/ho/holocaust_denial.html >

    • “Lies of Our Times: How the Words of the Holocaust Deniers and Their Allies Show Them For What They Are”. Ibiblio. 17 October, 2004.

    • < http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/academic/political-science/fascism/shallit.paper >

    • “Notes on a Discourse Analysis of Selected Zusite Materials(4 of 13)”. Dr.Gary Prideaux. Notes on a Discource Analysis of Selected Zundelsite Materials. 17 October, 2004.

    • < http://www.nizkor.org/hweb/people/p/prideaux-gary/zundelsite-analysis-methodology-04.html>

    • “Notes on a Discourse Analysis of Selected Zusite Materials(5 of 13)”. Dr.Gary Prideaux. Notes on a Discource Analysis of Selected Zundelsite Materials. 17 October, 2004

    • <http://www.nizkor.org/hweb/people/p/prideaux-gary/zundelsite-analysis-methodology-05.html >

    • “Notes on a Discourse Analysis of Selected Zusite Materials(9 of 13)”. Dr.Gary Prideaux. Notes on a Discource Analysis of Selected Zundelsite Materials. 17 October, 2004.

    • <http://www.nizkor.org/hweb/people/p/prideaux-gary/zundelsite-analysis-methodology-09.html


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