UKIP Plymouth retweeted ISIS supporter who has pictures of beheadings on his profile

Cristina Criddle

The terrorist supporter’s Twitter account is still live

The official UKIP Plymouth Twitter account retweeted an Islamic State supporter who has the black flag of jihad as his profile picture.

Ahmad al-‘Arabi ba’ad hadhaf has pro-terrorist content on his personal account and has tweeted graphic pictures of beheadings, including one of journalist James Foley.

Yesterday he tweeted about MPs who voted to privatise the NHS, which UKIP Plymouth retweeted.

The tweet in question, which has now been deleted, read:

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UKIP shared it,¬†only to remove the tweet when Dena Rafati noticed and sent a screen grab, calling the move “disgraceful”.

Dena Rafati, a local Plymouthian, Law student and 2014 Labour party candidate tweeted:

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