London Mayor Sadiq Khan speaks out about racist online abuse

London Mayor Sadiq Khan speaks out about racist online abuse
 

The Mayor of London read out some of the racist online abuse he receives as he demanded action from social media firms to tackle hate speech.
Sadiq Khan suggested the level of abuse could deter other people from minority backgrounds from entering politics.
Mr Khan urged the likes of Facebook and Twitter to improve their response to criticism, or face further regulation.
Speaking at a conference in Texas, Mr Khan read out one message which included a death threat.
The mayor said he received one message saying: "Kill the Mayor of London and you will be rid of one Muslim terrorist."... read more

 
13 March 2018 in Regional, Views: 48
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