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Twitterstorm slates election migrant hate

HUNDREDS have shared online their “positive stories” about immigration in Britain after campaigners urged Twitter users to storm last night’s election debate.

Campaign coalition Stand Up To Racism requested that supporters tweet during the evening’s BBC debate in an attempt to change the way migration has been portrayed during the election campaign.

A spokesman for participant Stand Up To Ukip said: “Nigel Farage used the platform of the (first) leaders’ debate to disgracefully target HIV migrants, part of Ukip’s scapegoating agenda on immigration.

“Mainstream parties must not concede to this.

“Twitter enables those who reject racism, hatred and division to have their voices heard in the debate.”

He added that people should use their vote against Ukip.


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