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Hate speech, 'lightly beating' and other trends of the week

Why people online stood for hate speech. And Pakistani women respond to a suggestion that it's ok for their husbands to "lightly beat" them.

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Narrated by Emily Maitlis from This Week's World

Produced by Zach Brown

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  • 05 Jun 2016