‘Emoji trial’: Black man acquitted of hate crime charges over use of raccoon emoji in politician row – The Independent

Posted March 8th, 2024 in equality, hate crime, news, racism by sally

‘A Black man has been acquitted of hate crime charges after sending a raccoon emoji to a prospective Conservative MP on social media in a case that fuelled mounting concerns that anti-racist legislation is now being weaponised against ethnic minority groups.’

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The Independent, 8th March 2024

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