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Community groups continue campaign for retention of law against race hate.

Representatives of the Indigenous, Greek, Jewish, Chinese, Armenian and Korean communities are continuing their campaign to persuade Federal politicians against any repeal or watering down of Australia’s laws against racial vilification.

In 2011, columnist Andrew Bolt was found by the Federal Court to have contravened sections of the Racial Discrimination Act which prohibit public conduct that is reasonably likely to “offend, insult, humiliate or intimidate” a person or groups because of their skin colour or national or ethnic origin.

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