ISBN 9789956553921
Pages 216
Dimensions 229 x 152 mm
Published 2024
Publisher Langaa RPCIG, Cameroon
Format Paperback

Politics, Religion and Hate Speech in Zimbabwe

edited by Francis Machingura, Nomatter Sande

This book is empirically grounded on Zimbabwe and looks at hate speech as a bad omen for any society, family, nation and organisation. Hate speech divides and kills any peace, unity, tolerance, inclusivity, philosophy, race and geographical area, sacred places of worship, freedoms, identities, culture, unity and development in any space. It is not a good recipe for both animate and inanimate. It is never a solution to be applied in any geographical location. Hate speech, conflict and violence usually go together. The book clearly shows that, hate speech must never be tolerated in any religion, space (both private and public spaces), scriptures, society and nation. It is poisonous and manifests in different forms such as language (verbal or electronic), discriminations, beliefs, practices, laws, censorship, graffiti and even physical assault.

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About the Editors

Francis Machingura

Francis Machingura is an Associate Professor at the Arts and Languages Education Department, Faculty of Education, and Acting Director of Postgraduate Studies, at the University of Zimbabwe.

Nomatter Sande

NOMATTER SANDE (PhD) is a Practical Theologian and a Research Fellow at the Research Institute for Theology and Religion in the College of Human Sciences, University of South Africa (UNISA). His research interests include disability studies, Pentecostal theology, religious violence, peace and gender.