Wednesday, November 24, 2021

#UK: Labour Party MP Says Death Threats On The Rise Since Murder Of MP

[world politics news]

A senior Labour Party Member of Parliament has warned that levels of online abuse and threats have increased since the murder of Sir David Amess, an MP, last month, while meeting with constituents.

Labour’s Diane Abbott said the situation was frightening and could deter young people – particularly women – from going into politics.

Abbott told BBC Radio 4’s World At One programme: “Certainly in my office the death threats have got worse since the death of Sir David Amess, and that shows you cannot just ignore threats online.


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