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Man who called for all British Muslims to be killed after Manchester attack on Facebook jailed for a year

CPS warns people that they 'cannot hide on social media when stirring up hatred and violence'

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A man who posted a Facebook message calling for all British Muslims to be killed in the wake of the Manchester attack has been jailed for a year.

Keegan Jakovlevs, of Wrexham in North Wales, previously pleaded guilty to publishing material with the intention of stirring up religious hatred.

The 22-year-old was sentenced at Mold Crown Court for the crime, which is made illegal by the Public Order Act 1986.

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The Independent

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