What is the glossary of terms?

There are several expressions that are necessary to understand when we deal with hate speech. The Hate Speech Watch is compiling a collection of definitions that are linked to different aspects of hate speech. One notion may have more definitions which are important for the full understanding of what we actually discuss and about what we take actions. In this Glossary you can find the related notions with their definitions that were collected and built up by online activists of the Movement involving European organisations working in that specific field. If you have recommendations or comments on any of the definitions please do not hesitate to contact us
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Nationalism
Nationalism: It is a political ideology that puts interests of one "nation" or national group above the interests of others and above all other relationships, be they to family, friends, gender or humanity. It is often linked with a territorial claim. Nationalism makes a difference between people as a result of a border, which often had nothing to do with the people living in the region but ... View
Nationality
Nationality – the status of being a citizen of a particular nation or  country. In some regions, such as in the former Socialist Block countries, nationality is also used to denote identification with a particular ethnic culture which is other than one’s country of ... View
Naturalisation
Naturalisation - Any mode of acquisition after birth of a nationality not previously held by the target person that requires an application by this person or his/her legal agent as well as an act of granting nationality by a public authority. ... View
Nonrefoulementprinciple
Non-refoulement Principle - A principle of international refugee law that prohibits States from returning refugees in any manner to countries or territories in which their lives or freedom may be threatened. ... View
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