#GeorgeFloyd: Trump designates anti-fascist group ANTIFA as a terrorist organization

In the wake of protests that erupted in different American cities over the police killing of George Floyd last week, US President Donald J. Trump on Sunday announced that the US would be designating ‘Antifa’ as a terrorist organization.   Antifa, who describe themselves as an anti-fascist group, have been targeted by Trump during times of civil unrest and protests, and Trump and Attorney General William Barr have blamed ‘Antifa’ for violence and property damage during the protests.     Antifa, short for anti-fascists, is a fluid movement consisting of…

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Tik Tok responds as Twitter users blast them for blocking #BlackLivesMatter and #GeorgeFloyd hashtags on the platform

Tik Tok users observed that hashtags calling for justice for George Floyd have been blocked on the platform and they took to Twitter to blast the video sharing platform.   The hashtags #BlackLivesMatter and #GeorgeFloyd were blocked so that users were unable to add those hashtags to their posts. Users felt this was Tik Tok’s way of promoting racism and they called them out for it.   @revengedja wrote: “TikTok blocked the #blacklivesmatter tag and every single tag related to #GeorgeFloyd. This is disgusting. F*ck TikTok.”     And Tik…

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