The commitment of Ares 2.0 continues in Europe, this time together with the University of Milan and Viralbeat the project HASHTAG Evidence for integration was presented: Understanding and countering islamophobic hate speech online in Europe.

The project aims to:

  • Understanding online islamophobic hate incitation (IHSO) and stimulating evidence-based literature
  • Identify measures to counter Islamophobic hatred through a fact-based approach driven by common users and develop the capacity of civil society and stakeholders to counteract the phenomenon;
  • To identify practices recommended at European level based on concrete data and able to stimulate the transition to a regional (and no longer local) approach in combating IHSO;
  • Support the Code of Conduct through new knowledge and collateral measures Increase public awareness on IHSO