Democracy on the Internet

The internet has significantly expanded the space for free discussion, a key value in a democratic society. But it has also pulled people deeply into “group polarization”, leading to the use of hate speech against those who have different ideas. So what should be the priority -- online freedom or elimination of hate speech?     
 
 
The video is produced by Kirimag Boonrom as part of Prachatai’s project “Difference, Diversity and Common”, supported by the Canadian Embassy in Thailand. The project’s goal is to promote better understanding of human rights and social diversity.