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There are various security risks and forms of radicalization and hate speech in BiH

Deputy Speaker of the BiH House of Representatives Borjana Krišto noted that there are various security risks and forms of radicalization and hate speech in BiH – from BiH citizens going to foreign battlefields and then returning to the country. through daily incitement, for a large influx of illegal immigrants. with

At the First Global Parliamentary Summit on Combating Terrorism in Vienna, Krišto noted that there is a problem in BiH of certain political entities building their political assessment on hate speech, the BiH Parliament announced.

She noted that the right to freedom of expression is one of the fundamental human rights, which has recently been massively abused by the emergence of social networks through the expression of thoughts, ideas, attitudes and beliefs that endanger the rights of others. .

As part of the Summit, parliamentarians discussed through various panels ways to support victims of terrorism, as well as the role of parliaments in preventing radicalization and hate speech, the statement said.

The President of the National Council of the Austrian Parliament, Wolfgang Sobotka, and the President of the IPU, Duarte Pacheko, greeted the participants at the beginning of the conference.

The first global parliamentary summit on the fight against terrorism was organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).

At the beginning of the summit, which included, in addition to the IPU, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the fight against terrorism (UNOTC), the Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliaments ended.

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