Last year, eight men and one woman were convicted by the District Court of the Hague for a range of terrorist offenses related in large part to their online behavior. Incitement to commit a terrorist crime—in this case, participation in the armed jihadi struggle in Syria—and dissemination of inciting content are crimes under Dutch law. These convictions prompt the question: where is the line between freedom of expression and criminal incitement?
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