Twitter permanently suspends the account of conspiracy theorist David Icke | world News

Twitter Permanently suspend the account of conspiracy theorist David Icke.

A spokesperson for the social media platform said Icke violated its rules regarding misinformation about the coronavirus.

The move comes after YouTube and Facebook decided to terminate Icke accounts in early May for the same reason.

The 68-year-old former footballer has made controversial, unproven claims about the virus on multiple internet platforms, including a questionable theory that it is linked to the deployment of the 5G mobile network.

Famous Paramedics including Dr. Christian Jessen Former junior doctor Adam Kay Social networks have called for Icke to be removed from their platforms.

They are supported by the Center for Combating Digital Hate (CCDH), whose plots on Covid-19 claim have been viewed more than 30 million times.

The Advisory Council for Human Rights has called on Twitter and Instagram, which are owned by Facebook, to permanently ban Icke and its content from their platforms.

Countdown presenter Rachel Riley celebrated Ike’s exit from the popular site, tweeting, “The Twitter ‘# 1 Hate / Conspiracy Salesman’ has finally been eliminated in the UK”.

Icke’s Instagram page, which has 212,000 followers, is still active and posted a video over the weekend telling a large crowd in Birmingham to “choose freedom.” The video has been viewed more than 85,000 times.

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