Publications

26 Feb 2013
Killer SMS: Incitement and the Kenyan Elections

GCR2P Executive Director, Dr. Simon Adams, published the following op-ed in Huffington Post a week before the 4 March 2013 elections in Kenya. The article addresses the connection between hate speech, incitement and mass atrocity crimes, and shows how in modern elections the addition of SMS text messages and social media can contribute to the rapid speed through which incitement can spread.