A 40-year-old man was arrested in Scotland on Tuesday for his abusive social media posts about refugees on a tiny Scottish island

The case details just how seriously Scottish authorities are taking threats against Syrian refugees who have recently been resettled in the country as part of the UK’s plan to take in some of the hundreds of thousands of refugees arriving in Europe

The unnamed man was arrested over a “series of alleged offensive posts on social media relating to Syrian refugees living in Rothesay,” according to a report from local news outlet STV. He was detained under the UK’s Communications Act, which combats malicious messaging online Read more…

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Source: Mashable


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