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Facebook has banned far-right activist Tommy Robinson for spreading Islamophobia

Facebook has banned British far-right activist Tommy Robinson (real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon). In a blog on Tuesday, Facebook said Robinson had repeatedly broken its community standards by targeting Muslims with “dehumanising language” and “calls for violence.” Facebook has previously banned far-right figures and organisations including Alex Jones and the Proud […]
Facebook has banned far-right activist Tommy Robinson for spreading Islamophobia
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Britain First’s website now links to the pro-diversity ‘Goodbye Britain First’ after someone took the username of its official Facebook page

Far-right group Britain First was kicked off Facebook last week. It forgot to update its website accordingly. Now Britain First links to a pro-diversity page. Facebook kicked far-right political group Britain First off its platform last week, meaning the group’s official pages were all deleted. That affected three pages belonging […]
Britain First’s website now links to the pro-diversity ‘Goodbye Britain First’ after someone took the username of its official Facebook page
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Facebook has banned far-right party Britain First and its leaders

Facebook has banned pages belonging to far-right political group Britain First and its leaders Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen. The company first said it was reviewing the pages in December, after Twitter banned the group and YouTube restricted some of their videos. Britain First has been described by Prime Minister […]
Facebook has banned far-right party Britain First and its leaders
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Instagram is reviewing Britain First’s social accounts

Instagram will follow its parent company Facebook in reviewing accounts belonging to Britain First leaders Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen. Britain First is an extreme far-right organisation which was founded by religious fundamentalists. Twitter has already banned the pair and Britain First as part of a rule change about accounts […]
Instagram is reviewing Britain First’s social accounts
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Fox News host grills national security adviser over Trump retweeting anti-Muslim videos

Chris Wallace grilled H.R. McMaster over President Donald Trump’s decision to retweet anti-Muslim videos. H.R. McMaster largely dodged the questions, instead focusing on the US strategy to combat terrorism. Fox News anchor Chris Wallace pressed national security adviser H.R. McMaster over why President Donald Trump retweeted several tweets posted by […]
Fox News host grills national security adviser over Trump retweeting anti-Muslim videos
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Who are Britain First? The extreme far-right group retweeted by Trump

Donald Trump retweets the far-right deputy leader of the group Britain First, Jayda Fransen. Britain First are the main far-right group in the UK. Founded by religious fundamentalists, BF seek a new “holy war” on the streets of Britain. Fransen has been arrested multiple times. LONDON – Donald Trump today […]
Who are Britain First? The extreme far-right group retweeted by Trump