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London Mayor Tries To Justify Mass Censorship By Reading Mean Tweets

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By Tyler Durden | 14 March 2018

ZERO HEDGE — London Mayor Sadiq Kahn read a list of half-dozen racist tweets about himself to a crowd at the annual SXSW festival in Austin, TX Monday.

I say kill the mayor of London and you’ll be rid of one Muslim terrorist,” Khan quoted to the audience. “I’d pay for someone to execute Sadiq Khan.

Kahn, the first Muslim mayor of a Western capital, implored tech companies to censor “hate speech,” – which has recently become a catchall from everything from death threats to opposing longstanding symbols of actual oppression, such as hijabs.

The London mayor said he didn’t want to be “portrayed as a victim” or “ask for sympathy.” Instead, he wants to tech companies to police people’s feelings by going further in “making the internet free of hate speech.” […]

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