Trump retweets anti-Muslim videos

ANI | Updated: Nov 29, 2017 22:39 IST

Washington D.C. [United States], Nov.29 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump retweeted three anti-Muslim videos which were originally posted by the deputy leader of the far-right group Britain First Jayda Fransen.

Britain First, which styles itself as a political party but has been condemned by campaigners as a far-right extremist group.

It calls on supporters to join the "British resistance" and "secure a future for British children" and has become known for paramilitary-style "invasions" targeting mosques, reported the Independent.

The first video, claimed to show "Muslim migrants beating up a Dutch boy on crutches".

A second re-post was captioned "Muslim destroys statue of Virgin Mary", while a third read "Islamist mob pushes teenage boy off roof and beats him to death".

Fransen delightedly reacted online, touting that the videos had been shared with Trump's nearly 44 million followers.

According to reports, Fransen was found guilty of religiously aggravated harassment in November 2016 after abusing a Muslim woman wearing a hijab. Fransen was fined by the court and ordered to pay costs.

Separately, Fransen was also charged over using "threatening, abusive or insulting words or behavior" during a speech she made in Belfast in Northern Ireland.

She is set to appear at Belfast Magistrates Court on December 14.(ANI)