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11 Jun 2020

George Floyd death has led to increasing online hate speech, report claims

Senior Home Affairs Correspondent

A new report into online neo-nazi extremism has uncovered thousands of subscribers in the UK and a British registered company hosting anti-Muslim, anti-semitic and racist videos.

There’s evidence that the killing of George Floyd is increasing hate speech online and the head of counter-terrorism has told this programme that one of his biggest fears is that many are being radicalised during the Covid lockdown.

And a warning, our Senior Home Affairs Correspondent Simon Israel’s exclusive report contains racist and antisemitic language and images.