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Researchers Create South Sudan Hate Speech Lexicon

In a 14-part series on hate speech that aired recently on VOA's South Sudan in Focus, several South Sudanese activists and professionals in the diaspora said they thought social media platforms like YouTube and Facebook were increasingly being used to incite hatred and violence at home. Researchers from PeaceTech Lab Africa, which was created by the U.S. Institute of Peace, identify specific words used online, try to make the users realize the damage done by those words and encourage...

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