Saturday, 22 February 2014

Spain convicts woman for making threats against politicians on Twitter

Spain convicts woman for making threats against politicians on Twitter
Feb 22nd 2014, 21:49, by Nathan Ingraham


Threats made on social media are coming back to haunt those that make them in countries around the world. As reported by The New York Times, a 21-year-old woman named Alba González Camacho has been convicted in Spain of inciting terrorism using a social media network. The conviction comes after González Camacho was arrested for posting messages on Twitter calling for a left-leaning terrorist organization to kill politicians.
"I promise to tattoo myself with the face of the person who shoots [conservative Prime Minister Mariano] Rajoy in the neck," González Camacho reportedly posted on Twitter. She also implored the notorious terrorist organization know as the Grapo to return and assassinate politicians in the company. While the Grapo...
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