German AfD MPs under fire for anti-Muslim New Year's Eve messages
03 January, 2018, 02:15 | Author: Luis Fowler
A lawmaker from the far-right Populist Party Alternative for Germany (AfD) is now under investigation for incitement over a xenophobic New Year's Eve Tweet. "Are they seeking to appease the barbaric, Muslim, rapist hordes of men?"
Following Von Storch's post in response to the police message, Twitter blocked her account for 12 hours for violating its content rules regarding hate speech.
Besides the social media slap on the wrist, Von Storch may be charged with incitement to hatred after Cologne's state prosecutor reportedly received "several hundred" criminal complaints. A requirement has now taken effect for "clearly criminal" posts to be deleted or blocked within 24 hours.
Rainer Wendt, who heads the right-leaning DpolG union, said that establishing a safe zone sends a "devastating message".
The incident comes only a month after Germany made a new law and will now enforce fines up to £44m on social media sites if they fail to remove "obviously illegal" posts.
In December, the social network booted Britain First deputy leader Jayda Fransen, who famously posted three bigoted anti-Muslim videos that were later shared by President Donald Trump, as well as least two other accounts tied to the United Kingdom -based group in what became known as the #TwitterPurge.
In June, in a question on Facebook of whether firearms should be used against women and children trying to cross the German border, Von Storch answered "yes".
In 2016, the party published a manifesto declaring Islam as "not welcome" in Germany.
The Buccaneers (4-11) scored on a pair of 1-yard runs, the first by Peyton Barber and the second by quarterback Jameis Winston . The Saints were leading the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-23 at the time of this post in the fourth quarter.
The Raiders finished the season at 6-10 after the starting the season hoping for a Super Bowl run after going 12-4 last season. Those reports indicate Gruden could receive $10 million in salary and an ownership stake.
The H3N2 subtype, which is a strain of influenza A , triggered two and a half times the normal number of cases in Australia. Conor McGregor had his New Year's Eve plans ruined after being struck down with Australian Flu.
She is 5-feet tall and weighs around 100 pounds. "He is described as a white male, 6'2", 200 lbs. with brown hair and hazel eyes. Round Rock police on Sunday discovered a woman's body in a home, and now an intense search is underway for two missing children.
If you didn't score the big Powerball or Mega Millions jackpot this week to top off the year, you aren't alone. That jackpot was also the second largest in the game's history and the second largest in USA lottery history.
If I told you four months ago that the 2017 United Kingdom football team would finish 7-6, you would probably be disappointed. He is one of only two Big Ten players along with Wisconsin great Ron Dayne to run for at least 1,000 in four straight seasons.
The Fire Department of NY said earlier that 15 people were seriously injured in the fire near the Bronx Zoo Thursday night. NYC Mayor Di Blasio held a press conference early Friday where he stated that the deadly fire was likely accidental.
The suspect is Tyler Barriss, 25, of Los Angeles, according to Officer Mike Lopez of the Los Angeles Police Department. Local and federal authorities are searching for the caller who is responsible for the deadly standoff, Livingston said.
Romney intends to make his intentions known in a matter of weeks, according to an adviser who spoke on the condition of anonymity. If Hatch had opted to stay in the Senate, he could have faced a formidable challenge from a crop of ambitious Utah Republicans.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un: Getting set to surrender? "And the Iranians are watching how Trump deals with North Korea". He said the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics would be a good opportunity to showcase the status of the Korean nation.
Lucy Hale will host the Central time zone countdown from New Orleans, where Imagine Dragons and Walk the Moon will perform. Mariah Carey performs during New Year's Eve 2017 in Times Square , Dec. 31, 2016 in New York City .
Nokia 3310 May Soon Have LTE Version
But in the list there are some other smartphones as well including Nokia 1 , Nokia 4, Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 9 and Nokia 6 (2018 ). However, we also expect Nokia to put in beefier specifications inside that cutesy body to provide a seamless user experience.
Red Dead Redemption 2 possible leak of release date
A Danish webshop has listed the supposed release date for the upcoming open-world Western game Red Dead Redemption 2 . Our minds work in a way that make the difference between "a few months" and "half a year" seem astronomical.
EPL: Conte reveals Chelsea's target this season
For a first experience in the league, to win the title is not easy, so I have to thank the club for giving me this opportunity". If we can get the win we hope we will get against Newcastle, then this Christmas period will have been a good return.
Sensex scales new high; signs off 2017 with 28% gains
Infratel (+2.4%), Asian Paints (+2%), TCS (+1.7%), Tata Motors (+1.6%) and Axis Bank (+1.5%) were the top gainers on Nifty50. The Sensex rose 0.62 percent to end the year at 34,056.83, while the Nifty ended 0.5 percent higher at 10,530.70.