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Think post-Brexit racism isn’t real? This Facebook group shows otherwise

Think post-Brexit racism isn’t real? This Facebook group shows otherwise

Think post-Brexit racism isn’t real? This Facebook group shows otherwise
01 July 2016

A Facebook group set up to record incidents of racial abuse in the UK has been flooded with a disturbing number of posts.

People of European origin and BAME British people have been increasingly targeted by racists that have come out of the woodwork, seemingly mobilised by the Brexit mandate.

The situation has become so serious that Amnesty International is launching an investigation into hate crimes in post-referendum UK.

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