Dec 18, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Twitter suspends British politician retweeted by Trump

Jayda Fransen greets supporters after being released on bail in Belfast last week. Photo: Charles McQuillan / Getty Images

Twitter has apparently suspended the account of Jayda Fransen, the deputy leader of the far-right ultranationalist U.K. political group Britain First. Fransen rose to international notoriety last month when President Trump retweeted three anti-Islam videos that she had originally shared.

Go deeper: Earlier this week, Fransen was arrested and subsequently released on bail for making anti-Islam comments during a demonstration in Belfast, per The Guardian.

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