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UNiting Against Hate episode 8: Does Costa Rica have the answers?

UNiting Against Hate episode 8: Does Costa Rica have the answers?

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Costa Rica is known for its strong democracy, pro-human rights stance, and deep respect of the rule of law, so it was a shock when the 2018 general elections ushered in an unprecedented polarization of Costa Rican society.

This shift was accompanied by a sharp rise in hate speech and expressions of discrimination and xenophobia.

In the last episode of this season of UNiting Against Hate, Katy Dartford looks at the ways that the country, with strong support from the UN, decided to confront the problem.

Find out more about the UN's #NoToHate campaign here.

Music: Backcomb, Ketsa

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Audio Credit
UN News/ Katy Dartford
Audio Duration
24'31"
Photo Credit
United Nations