Last year, a viral video shocked the nation: Jamal, a 16 year old Syrian refugee, was filmed being thrown to the floor and doused in water at his school in West Yorkshire.
Hours later, professional racist Tommy Robinson took to Facebook to livestream vicious lies about Jamal to his 970,000 followers. Facebook ignored its own rules and left the post up. Why? Because far right pages like Robinson’s make Facebook a hell of a lot of money.
Now, Jamal is about to do something no one has ever had the guts to do. This brave schoolboy wants to sue Tommy Robinson for dragging his name through the mud *and* take on Facebook for letting him flout its own rules.
But a landmark case like this could ground to halt if we can’t get the cash together right away to pay legal fees -- so Jamal’s asking for your help,
Please can you chip in today to take on Facebook and Tommy Robinson?