I’m not Dave. I can’t see a way back for you now. It said in a statement: “It is at least a start for this deeply irresponsible social network. CLEAN IT UP!”. Since then, the Metropolitan Police confirmed the comments are being investigated. Head over to our Facebook Group to see new picks every day, and chat with other readers about what they're watching right now. Rapper Wiley wrote a number of anti-Semitic tweets over the weekend, with Twitter initially banning him from tweeting for a short period of time before his permanent suspension. The Campaign for Anti-Semitism has reported Wiley’s tweets, with a spokesperson saying: ‘Our Crime Unit has reported this matter to the Metropolitan Police Service as we consider that Wiley has committed the offence of incitement to racial hatred, which can carry a substantial prison sentence. When trying to access his account @WileyCEO, users are greeted with a blank profile and a message which reads: "Twitter suspends accounts which violate the Twitter rules.". The company added: “We deeply respect the concerns shared by the Jewish community and online safety advocates, and we will continue to work closely with government, NGOs, civil society partners and our industry peers to tackle anti-Semitism on Twitter.”. @media (max-width:767px){.css-4n1las{display:none;}}More Like This@media (min-width:768px){.css-1s8mc50{display:none;}}More Like This, A letter addressed to Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and Jack Dorsey of Twitter said: "Your inaction amounts to complicity. ‘Infact there are 2 sets of people who nobody has really wanted to challenge #Jewish & #KKK but being in business for 20 years you start to undestand why [sic]. RAPPER Wiley has been banned from Twitter and dropped by his manager after launching into an anti-Semitic rant. ", When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Following Wileys anti semitic tweets today we at @A_ListMGMT have cut all ties with him. Wiley unable to tweet for a week following anti-Semitic tirade as Rachel Riley and Example slam star, as well as charities. 2020 is the year for repair not division.’, Stormzy joined by female pal as he splashes cash at Andy Warhol art exhibition, Wiley threatens to drop Stormzy diss track if he doesn’t reply to Chip, Stormzy flashes smile as he's seen for the first time since Chip feud. On Friday, Wiley wrote a series of antisemitic tweets comparing Jews to the Ku Klux Klan and calling them snakes. He was initially handed a temporary ban from Twitter, but on Wednesday the platform confirmed it had permanently suspended his account. Metropolitan Police are investigating comments made by Wiley on Twitter … The Met takes all reports of anti-Semitism extremely seriously. The Metropolitan Police have since confirmed Wiley's comments are now being investigated. Some Sky News staff have raised internal concerns about the decision to give a platform to a man who has been banned from leading social media sites for his antisemitic comments. Even with an apology. 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We have deleted content that violates our policies from this account and are continuing to investigate. Don’t wind me up. ‘My ex manager was South Africa / Jewish and I promise you he taught me so much about how this all works I was shocked. The musician, real name Richard Cowie, was dropped by his management after he launched into a anti-Semitic tirade on Friday. The force said in a statement: "The Met takes all reports of antisemitism extremely seriously. Campaigners last week demanded Instagram shut down his account to prevent a 'further outpouring of anti-Jewish venom'. ‘If we identify accounts that violate any of these rules, we’ll take enforcement action. Earlier this week, the UK's chief rabbi Ephraim Mirvis urged social media bosses to do something about Wiley's outburst. ‘If you work for a company owned by 2 Jewish men and you challenge the Jewish community in anyway of course you will get fired,’ he posted. here. Last updated 11:36 AM, Wednesday July 29 2020 GMT+1. Sharing the photo, Wiley wrote: ‘ iWin’. "The message is clear: Twitter needs to do better on this.”. On Monday, UK's chief rabbi Ephraim Mirvis had urged social media bosses to take action. The rapper has been dropped by his management, with celebrities including Rachel Riley, Example, Shappi Khorsandi and David Baddiel slamming him for the tirade. This account has been temporarily locked for violating our Hateful Conduct policy.’. The rapper had been banned from posting to Twitter for seven days, but now his account has been officially suspended by the platform. Wiley, the chart-topping grime rapper and producer, has made antisemitic comments on Twitter, including a statement that places Jews alongside the Ku Klux Klan.. 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Explaining its decision, Twitter said this was "for violating our Hateful Conduct policy". I’m not current. Nobody can’t tell me what to say trust me.’. In a letter addressed to Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey, Mirvis wrote: "Your inaction amounts to complicity. It ends: ‘Your account will be restored to full functionality in 6 days and 23 hours’. If you’ve got a celebrity story, video or pictures get in touch with the Metro.co.uk entertainment team by emailing us celebtips@metro.co.uk, calling 020 3615 2145 or by visiting our Submit Stuff page – we’d love to hear from you. Grime artist has been widely condemned for the string of posts made on Twitter … Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. We earn a commission for products purchased through some links in this article. A spokesperson said in a statement on Friday: "Our crime unit has reported this matter to the Metropolitan police service as we consider that Wiley has committed the offence of incitement to racial hatred, which can carry a substantial prison sentence. “After Twitter’s abysmal response to the blatant ant-Jewish incitement on its platform, last night we decided to literally shine a light on the company and project onto its London headquarters some of the hateful tweets that Twitter permits on its platform. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? Wiley's official account has been deleted by Twitter after backlash following a string of anti-Semitic comments he made over the weekend.. When trying to access his account @WileyCEO, users are greeted with a blank profile and a message which reads: "Twitter suspends accounts which violate the Twitter … Initially, the rapper had been banned from posting on Twitter for seven days, however the punishment has been amped up. Katie Hopkins gets permanently banned from Twitter, Von Teese sues over 'anti-Semitic comment', Eli Roth: 'Russell Crowe is not anti-Semitic', Anti-Semitic outburst on US 'Big Brother'. The grime artist made a string of shocking comments on Twitter … Previous Slide ︎ Next Slide ︎ COVID19 Resources and Materials for WileyPLUS Read Now Study Anytime, Anywhere Learn how WileyPLUS fits your mobile lifestyle.