Thursday, 15 February 2018 10:36

Bild - Ousted Troll of the Month January

German paper Bild was pushed to change a deceptive and xenophobic headline, after social media outburst accused them of fearmongering. People on Twitter, including a politician from the liberal Free Democratic Party (FDL), successfully called out Bild for fuelling racism through sensationalistic and misleading headline. 
András Léderer, a staff member of the Hungarian Helsinki Committee, a human rights NGO and  formerly a politician at the Free Democrats party recently filed a Freedom of Information (FOI) request at the local municipality of Ásotthalom, a village on the Hungarian-Serbian border about the activities of a group of armed vigilantes, the so called “field guards”, a group of volunteers supporting the work of border guards by catching illegal border crossers.
Tsermenidis is under fire for a number of antisemitic statements he made during a Union assembly on 24 June 2016.
Two employees of SFR, one of the main French telecommunications companies, have been suspended after making antisemitic and sexist insults against customers on Periscope.
The Troll of the Month is an episode we choose every month to expose anti-Semites and to show the positive outcomes in the fight against antisemitism in Europe.
Vicki Kirby, UK Labour Party member, was suspended in February for the second time, pending an investigation into a series of antisemitic tweets.
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