Regulator says Russian TV comments about Latvian president contained "hate speech"

  • 2019-08-29
  • LETA/TBT Staff
Latvia's broadcast regulator, the National Electronic Mass Media Council (NEPLP), said August 14 that a May 30 broadcast by the Russian "Rossiya - 24" channel, disseminated in Latvia by numerous cable operators, contained hate speech concerning views expressed about new Latvian President Egls Levits. "The National Electronic Mass Media Council, in monitoring broadcasts and verifying the content therein... has established that a Rossiya - 24 news broadcast spread information about the President of the Republic of Latvia Egils Levits and that it contained...
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