Interview on the Role of Online Hate Speech in South Sudan’s Violence

I was interviewed for this piece on IRIN which analyses the ways in which prominent diaspora figures are fueling ethnic conflict in South Sudan through social media. While I question how much direct impact this hate speech has on participants in the violence, the endorsement of the violence by diaspora figures exacerbates the sense of impunity among the South Sudanese ethnic elites.

https://www.irinnews.org/analysis/2017/09/05/words-matter-hate-speech-and-south-sudan

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