#NoSafePlaceForJewHate: Twitter Boycott against anti-Semitism

as a Protest against anti-Semitism in social media many Twitter users in the digital recusal. They followed the call of an Initiative under the Hashtag #NoSafeP

#NoSafePlaceForJewHate: Twitter Boycott against anti-Semitism

as a Protest against anti-Semitism in social media many Twitter users in the digital recusal. They followed the call of an Initiative under the Hashtag #NoSafePlaceForJewHate and not announced to use from Monday morning to your Twitter Account for 48 hours. The trigger for the action a tweet to the British rapper Wiley's were.

especially people in the UK supported the action. The British liberal Democrats had written on your profile, you want to participate in the Twitter-walkout, to protest against the shameful inaction over anti-Semitic comments on the platform.

Wiley seven days

Wiley blocked had claimed in the past week, among other things, that Jewish artists have privileges and black artists are exploited. Twitter removed some of Wiley's Tweets with the remark that you are in breach of the Directive– other Tweets remained, however, twelve hours after its release, is still visible. Later it was said that Wiley's account had been blocked for seven days.

The anti-Semitic Posts of the musician were disgusting, had written to the British home Minister Priti Patel to do so. His Manager announced the collaboration. In addition, Priti Patel demanded an explanation from the social networks, why the contents were so long continues to be accessible. You would have to react far more quickly to remove hate messages.

That's just some of the Tweets from Wiley have been deleted according to the Twitter guidelines, but others remained standing, drew criticism on the Internet giant to. Also on Instagram, the musician was active. There Wiley after a BBC has been blocked, report as on Twitter for seven days. London mayor Sadiq Khan criticised as not sufficient. In a letter to the heads of Social Media companies Twitter and Instagram, Khan wrote that, if such statements would be published on the platforms, "should be the reaction– the removal and the deletion of the author" immediately.

the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson intervened in the debate. Johnson announced on the other hand, in the case of the 48-hour Boycott of the social network not to participate. He still had to communicate important information to the public health, said his office in Downing Street. At the same time, his spokesman, James Slack said, Twitter's response to anti-Semitic comments made by the British rapper Wiley was not good enough. The network should be significantly better.

Wiley debuted in 2008 with "Wearing My Rolex" for the first Time in the UK singles Charts. Among his other Hits Heatwave" from 2012 and "Boasty" by 2019, a collaboration with rappers Stefflon Don and Sean Paul, and the actor Idris Elba".

Updated Date: 27 July 2020, 19:19

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