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‘Asylum spray’: Acquittal for Racialized Hate Speech against Migrants, Asylum Seekers and Refugees

* This is a guest blogpost written by Dr Carola Lingaas. She is an Associate Professor of Law at VID Specialized University in Oslo (Norway). Dr Lingaas earned her PhD from the University of Oslo with a dissertation on ‘The Concept of Race in International Criminal Law’, which was later published by Routledge. She has published widely on international criminal law, human rights issues and migration. Asylum Spray  On 20 January 2021, the Danish Supreme Court acquitted three men of hate speech against non-Western migrants, asylum seekers and refugees. The district court of Sønderborg and the Court of Appeals (Vestre…