Κληθείς στον σταθμό ΣΚΑΙ, ο Αντιπρόεδρος της ΠΟΑΣΥ, κος Σταύρος Μπαλάσκας, χρησιμοποίησε ακραία ρατσιστικό λεξιλόγιο κατά προσφύγων και μεταναστών, αναφερόμενος σε αστυνομική επιχείρηση που έλαβε χώρα στην περιοχή των Εξαρχείων. Αυτό αποτελεί το highlight του Αυγούστου ως μέρος της γενικότερης παρακολούθησης των μέσων ενημέρωσης στην Ελλάδα στο πλαίσιο του προγράμματος Get the Trolls Out!

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Saturday, 31 August 2019 11:34

AUGUST - MEDIA MONITORING HIGHLIGHTS

From anti-Muslim fear-mongering on the media coverage of Eid al-Adha to refugees being called "irritating dust", these August highlights are an overview of the most significant results of our monitoring of traditional and new media in Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, and the United Kingdom.

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Interviewed on SKAI TV, Stavros Balaskas, Vice-president of the Greek Federation of Police Officers used highly dehumanising language to refer to a police operation held the same morning during which refugees and refugee families were evicted from squats in Exarcheia, Athens. This is Greece’s media monitoring highlight for August.

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The pro-government news sites Pesti Srácok and Origo report about the Eid al-Adha celebrations in Europe by presenting Islamophobic narratives of Muslims as dangerous, barbarian and violent. This is Hungary’s media monitoring highlight for August.

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Doorbraak.be has shown through repeated incidents that it holds a strong anti-Muslim editorial stance. In a recent article, they quoted a very hateful anti-Muslim speech without providing any context or alternative views. This is Belgium’s media monitoring highlight for August.

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Using strongly derogatory language that paints all Muslims as barbaric and bloodthirsty, an article on the far-right blog PI News attacks the ritual slaughtering practice carried out by Muslims in the occasion of the Festival of the Sacrifice (Eid al-Adha). This is Germany’s media monitoring highlight for August.

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A BBC Panorama documentary presented by Stacey Dooley falsely claimed that the raised index finger gesture in Islam is an ‘IS Salute.’ This is the UK’s media monitoring highlight for August.

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Friday, 02 August 2019 15:34

JULY - MEDIA MONITORING HIGHLIGHTS

From a Der Spiegel article alluding to antisemitic tropes to Origo's exploitation of Christian persecution to incite hatred against Muslims, these June highlights are an overview of the most significant results of our monitoring of traditional and new media in Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, and the United Kingdom.

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Right-wing blog Westerse Beschaving acts as an information portal for those looking for ‘proof’ of Islam’s incompatibility with the West. It uses quotes from the Quran out of context to spread this narrative. This is Belgium’s media monitoring highlight for July.

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The religious news platform Vima Orthodoxias gave a platform to known conspiracy theorist, author Serena Nomikou. In the article, Nomikou made very extreme anti-Muslim claims backed by zero evidence. This is Greece’s media monitoring highlight for July.

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