• Twitter Suspends Far-Right ‘Proud Boys' as ‘Violent Extremists'

    8 days ago - By Fortune

    Twitter has suspended the accounts of numerous branches and individuals affiliated with the far-right group The Proud Boys, including founder Gavin McInnes. Twitter says the suspensions were for violation of "our policy prohibiting violent extremist groups."
    The suspensions, reported by BuzzFeed News , come ahead of tomorrow's "Unite the Right 2" rally in Washington, DC. The rally of white supremacist groups marks the first anniversary of the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, which erupted in violence leading to the death of one counterprotester.
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