Sunday , 8 December 2019

Tag Archives: cyber-bullying

Sturgeon: Scotland must combat on and offline hate speech

Nicola Sturgeon

The First Minister called for a more ethical political discussion in Scotland and for all parties to combat hate speech and cyber-bullying. The Scottish Liberal Democrat Party has welcomed her statement and called for a concrete plan of action to tackle online cyber-bullying and hate speech. Sturgeon stated that difference of opinions and passionate disagreement is to be welcomed, as ...

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SNP member suspended over homophobic tweet

Ruth Davidson

Scottish Conservative Leader Ruth Davidson has spoken out after being the victim of homophobic abuse on a popular social media site. Ms. Davidson was tweeted by an SNP member using the name Laird Mark O’Callaghan: “@RuthDavidsonMSP needs a good fuck, not a lesbian battery one, but a real cock one, miserable cunt that she is. Tory fanny muncher.” No stranger ...

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Scotland man ordered to pay £40K for Twitter homophobia

This 2012 mock wedding between Jaye (left) and Ruth Richards-Hill in front of the Scottish Parliament sparked a 3-month cyber-bullying campaign against the participants.

GLASGOW, Scotland — A Scotland man accused of using Twitter to call a former school headmaster and adviser to the Scottish government a pedophile because she campaigned for marriage equality, has been ordered to pay her £40,000 in damages. David Shuttleton, of Barrhead, Scotland, was ordered to pay the damages after engaging in an online attack against education expert Jaye ...

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