Q.2 What makes curbing hate speech a challenging task? How social consensus against hate speech could go a long way in curbing it? (10 Marks)

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  • https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/a-consensus-against-hate-speech/article38261144.ece
  • In the intro, mention recent incidents of hate speech against a minority community.
  • In the body, mention the challenges such as inadequate legal provisions, subjective nature and ambiguity involved in hate speech, subjectivity involved in deciding the hate speech etc. In the next part, mention the importance of social consensus to reduce the subjectivity involved in deciding the hate speech.
  • Conclude by mentioning the consensus around hate speech.
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