Facebook post provokes racism

Bristolian Facebook users are urged not to share a hoax missing child poster – which is actually a propaganda campaign for a far-right race hate group.

The poster, circulated to thousands of people via social media sites including Facebook, is titled ‘missing person’ and claims a girl named Amy Hamilton “is believed to have been kidnapped by an Asian grooming gang”.

The message continues: “She’s 6 years old and was last seen in the Croydon area of London, wearing a pink top and blue jeans.”

However, no child named Amy Hamilton is missing from the London region or anywhere else in the UK.

The photograph on the poster is actually a painting, taken from an artist’s Flickr page.

The hoax is the work of “Britons against Left-wing Extremism”, a far-right group which publishes material via a blog called the Daily Bale.

The perpatrators have also bragged on their Twitter account, about how many times the vile post has been shared

Read more: http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/Don-t-fooled-Missing-girl-poster-actually-racist/story-20549797-detail/story.html#ixzz2swfxHKNb

View All