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16-11-2016 

Per 22 December 2016 dragen wij de Meldingsafhandeling over aan MiND.

 
26-05-2016 

Het CIDI registreerde in 2015 meer antisemitische incidenten op Nederlandse scholen.

 
26-05-2016 


Klachten over stortvloed discriminerende uitingen over Sylvana Simons.

 

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The Dutch Complaints Bureau Discrimination Internet (MDI) is a project of Stichting Magenta/Magenta Foundation and started operations in 1997 with as goal the prevention and counteraction of discrimination on the Dutch part of the Internet. During the ensuing years the MDI grew with the Internet, resulting in a professional outfit that contributes in several ways to countering online discrimination. (...)

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The MDI is co-founder and member of
The International Network Against Cyber Hate, INACH



 


The MDI activities
The MDI has as its most important task the handling of complaints about discrimination on the Internet, the removal of reported illegal discriminatory content, countering antisemitism and Holocaust denial by counterspeech (pilot-project) and, if removal is not possible, contribute to criminal prosecution.The MDI works on the basis of incoming complaints but also on basis of research. 

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Information & Advice, workshops & training
The MDI has ample experience with advising, giving training and doing workshops for diverse organisations and groups. E.g. we provide lessons for High school students on discrimination on the Internet, or lectures at the University.

 

Additionally, the MDI trains moderators of interactive websites in recognizing, preventing and countering discriminatory expressions. Up to now, this training has been a resounding success.

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Information on the Dutch Anti-discrimination legislation
The Netherlands knows Freedom of Speech as laid down in article seven of the constitution. However, this Freedom of Speech is not absolute. The lawmakers have set boundaries. The anti-discrimination legislation, Article 137 c. tol g. of the Dutch penal code is one of those boundaries. 

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