Site Search
Google Search
search button

Breaking News:

Comey Blasts GOP Regarding Trump's Criticism of FBI: 'Stand Up and Speak the Truth’      - | -     Yemeni Mother Not Allowed into US to See Dying Toddler Because of Travel Ban     - | -     Congress Not Allowed to Interview Border Patrol Agents Who Detained Guatemalan Girl      - | -     After Notes from Michael Flynn's Interview Are Released by Mueller's Office, Judge Delays Sentencing     - | -     Secret Grand Jury Case on Friday, Reportedly Linked to Mueller Investigation, Blocked Reporters     - | -     GOP Congressman Invokes 'The Deep State'
Mayor Of London Makes Impassioned SXSW Plea
Get International News Alerts

viewsViews 440
13 Mar 2018 03:26 AM EST

At the annual SXSW conference in Austin, Texas, on Monday, London Mayor Sadiq Khan made a moving plea for tech companies to take on hate speech. During his talk, the mayor read racist tweets about himself.
Khan read aloud, "I say kill the mayor of London and you'll be rid of one Muslim terrorist. I'd pay for someone to execute Sadiq Kahn."
Khan is the first Muslim mayor of a Western capital city. He said he read the half a dozen tweets or so not to "be portrayed as a victim" or "ask for sympathy, but to illustrate that big tech has further to go in making the internet free of hate speech.

Post Your Comment
Excellent Very Good Good Fair Poor

Recently Posted Comments
AllMediaNY AllMediaNY AllMedaiNY