Ban racists from social media, anti-Semitism report says

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Social media users who spread racial hatred should be banned from sites such as Twitter and Facebook, MPs say.
Social media users who spread racial hatred should be banned from sites such as Twitter and Facebook, MPs say.
Social media users who spread racial hatred should be banned from sites such as Twitter and Facebook, MPs say.

The All-Party Parliamentary Inquiry into anti-Semitism wants prosecutors to examine if prevention orders like those used to restrict sex offenders’ internet access could be used.

The cross-party group also highlighted the use of anti-Semitic terms online.

Last week, a Community Security Trust report said UK anti-Semitic incidents more than doubled to 1,168 in 2014.

The trust – which monitors anti-Semitism in Britain – says this was its highest figure recorded since it began work in 1984.

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