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Complainant Name:
Mr Frances Valdes

Clauses Noted: 12

Publication: The Argus (Brighton)

Complaint:

Ms Frances Valdes of Hove complained that an online readers comment posted following an article about racist attacks on African taxi drivers was offensive and discriminatory.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper which agreed that the comment was offensive and breached the terms of its website conditions removed the relevant post and apologised to the complainant, having explained how the comment remained on the site for the length of time that it did.

Report: 77



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