The Compliance of the Baltic States with the Principle of Tolerance as Condition for the Development of the United Europe

Authors

  • Nataliya Khoma Lviv Polytechnic National University
  • Oleksii Oleksii Kokoriev College of Telecommunication and Informatization of Odessa National Academy of Telecommunications

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17561/tahrj.v16.6038

Keywords:

the Baltic States, the principle of tolerance, intolerance, social phobias, hate speech

Abstract

The article studies the compliance of democracy of the Baltic States with the principle of tolerance. The study demonstrated specific social phobias (xenophobia, migrant phobia, homophobia, islamophobia, romaphobia, etc.), hate speech and other destructive trends in the Baltic countries that contradict values of liberal democracy. The authors argue that Baltic States face similar challenges of strengthening the principle of tolerance as well as how they differ in intolerance manifestations and mechanisms of their prevention and counteraction. In the Baltic States, issues related to promotion of tolerance are claimed to be common at two levels: at the institutional level (countries do not fulfil some of the EU guidelines aimed at enhancing the principle of tolerance); at the value level (population does not accept completely liberal-democratic values that the EU advocates).

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Published

2021-06-14

How to Cite

Khoma, N., & Oleksii Kokoriev, O. . (2021). The Compliance of the Baltic States with the Principle of Tolerance as Condition for the Development of the United Europe. The Age of Human Rights Journal, (16), 186–206. https://doi.org/10.17561/tahrj.v16.6038

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