PressTV-Manchester bomber rescue sparks refugee hate

The right-wing camp in Britain is using the news that the Royal Navy rescued Salman Abedi, the man who killed 23 people in a bombing in Manchester last year, as a pretext to spread more hate about refugees arriving in Europe.

Tabloid British newspapers on Tuesday covered the story of Abedi’s evacuation from Libya during a conflict in the country in 2014, saying it was a right policy to ban refugees altogether as Abadi reciprocated the mercy of the Royal Navy with a brutal attack on innocent concert goers in Manchester in May 2017. 

“Sickening act of betrayal”, read a headline on the front page of the Daily Mail on Tuesday while elaborating how Abedi was rescued along 200 other British nationals by the HMS Enterprise when the airport in the Libyan capital of Tripoli was shut due to fighting between rival militia after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi.

“Rescued by the Royal Navy in Libya, Salman Abedi thanked Britain by bombing our kids,”…

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