Just two months after his previous ban, Kanye West was barred from Twitter and did accuse of “inciting violence” over obscene posts. The American rapper, now known as Ye, sent out a string of erratically timed tweets, one of which looked to combine a Jewish star with a swastika. One user begged Elon Musk, the new CEO of Twitter, to “fix Kanye.” Musk tweeted that West had “violated our rule against inciting violence.”
Musk stated on Twitter that “Account will be suspended.”
Also on Thursday, while wearing a mask and speaking with American conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, West praised the Nazi leader Adolf Hitler and ranted about sin, pornography, and the devil.
“Repulsive and terrible” was how the head of the Holocaust Educational Trust in the UK described West’s remarks.
CEO Karen Pollock says, “These remarks combined with his high prominence and enormous following have serious repercussions.”
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After publishing antisemitic remarks in October, West had his Twitter and Instagram accounts temporarily suspended. Both websites took down West’s postings after discovering they broke their hate speech policies and claimed. Rapper Diddy was under Jewish influence.
These tweets were a response to criticism he received for wearing a “White Lives Matter” T-shirt. During his show during Paris Fashion Week.
His phrase does label “hate speech” by the Anti-Defamation League in the US, which claimed that white supremacists started using it in 2015 in response to the Black Lives Matter movement.
West received a 24-hour Instagram ban
In March this year, West received a 24-hour Instagram ban for making a racial slur about comedian Trevor Noah.
When rapper Kanye West suggested that the centuries-long enslavement of African-Americans may have to make a “choice” in 2018, musician Will.i.am spearheaded a reaction against him. West then attempted to clarify his comments.
His most recent Twitter ban came only hours after the right-wing social media network Parler, which styles itself as a “free speech” alternative to popular platforms, stated that West does no longer allow to buy the company.
Parlement Technologies stated: “The company and Ye have mutually agreed to discontinue the purpose of sale.”
The company manages a much smaller platform well-liked by conservatives and the extreme right. It claimed that the choice does make in the middle of November.
The company stated that it would “continue to pursue future opportunities for growth. And the evolution of the platform for our vibrant community.”
When did Musk assume control of Twitter?
In October, he immediately set out to make several radical changes within the social media behemoth. Including lifting the restrictions on specific accounts.
He emphasizes that he had no involvement in getting West back on Twitter, claiming that the account has already does reinstate. When he first bought the social media site.
West has openly discussed his struggles with his mental health since receiving a bipolar disorder diagnosis many years ago.
However, medical professionals and those who have the same illness as West have cautioned that mental health issues and antisemitism are not related.
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