The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia affirmed its keenness, through its media, to consolidate the approach of moderation, respect for rights and justice, reduce hate speech and combat extremism and not allow terrorist groups to use media platforms to spread hatred and violence.
This came during the Kingdom’s speech before the Special Political Committee “Fourth Committee” held in New York to discuss the item on the media, which was delivered today by the member of the Kingdom’s permanent delegation to the United Nations, Second Secretary Ibrahim bin Suleiman Al-Turki.
He said Turkey in a speech reported by the Saudi Press Agency “SPA” that the kingdom believes in the importance of the media is important and pivotal role in establishing the concepts of coexistence among peoples and the consolidation of interdependence between them and the promotion of human rights and upgrading, pointing out that the media contribute to an essential role in promoting and disseminating the language of dialogue A culture of love, peace, justice, freedom and mutual respect.
He pointed out that the media today has a major responsibility in the fight against crime of all kinds, including extremism and terrorism, whose groups use the media, especially social media to spread hatred, violence, racism and incitement to conflict.
He reviewed the Kingdom’s efforts to confront this danger in a holistic and harmonious manner through the establishment of many initiatives, centers and bodies, noting that the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is working through the media to highlight its economic, cultural and social message and the formation of a true image of the Saudi society and to emphasize to the peoples of the world to accept citizens Saudi to the other and his desire to dialogue and cultures meet.
Turki called on the United Nations to exert more efforts to carry out its responsibilities towards the media that incite hatred, extremism, violence and sabotage among peoples, seek to destabilize security and stability, publish false reports and abuse human dignity and rights, and intensively spread global awareness and establish peace and security in the world. the world.