Date: 4 weeks ago   Category: Internet

WhatsApp was a neo-nazism nursery


Users of the WhatsApp messenger in Germany with far-right beliefs use stickers with a Nazi greeting and messages mailings. As reports BuzzFeed News, despite the legislative ban on use of Nazi symbolics in Germany, the messenger stays idle. Since October, 2018 the edition studied nine groups in WhatsApp which participants used the stickers glorifying the Third Reich and Adolf Hitler and also anti-Semitic stickers. Members of communities sent each other tens of thousands of messages containing similar symbols. Also names of separate groups are provided: "German storm" and "International Ku Klux Klan". From 90 to 250 people participate in them. To join them, it is necessary to receive the reference invitation. Having passed according to it, any user could participate in correspondence with the others. Materials on teme06:00 — After фюрераЧто represent on May 3, 2016 modern German ultrapravye00:09 — on March 26, 2018 White vlastnatsist hunt Jews and sing about murders. The vygodnopredstavitel of WhatsApp told YouTube BuzzFeed News that anti-Semitic stickers are unacceptable. "We do not accept it on WhatsApp. We strongly condemn this manifestation of hatred. If the user receives a sticker with illegal content, we ask it to report about it to us" — he emphasized. The edition claims that it collected more than 200 stickers which are applied by neo-Nazis. In them not only the swastika, but also symbolics and emblems of paramilitary forces of the Third Reich — CC is used. The lawyer Christian Solmecke emphasized that within the German laws not always users of similar chats can be punished for use of fascist symbolics. Precedents exist, but for establishment of illegal act the violator of the law has to share the forbidden content with very big group of users at once, the expert concluded. Due to strengthening of a flow of migrants to Europe since 2015 in Germany neo-Nazis became more active. Migration crisis caused a wave of performances in various European cities. Within fight against xenophobia in social networks of administration Facebook and Twitter agreed to delete within 24 hours the messages appearing on their platforms with insults and threats to migrants. What occurs in Russia and in the world? We explain on our YouTube channel. Subscribe!

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