May 15, 2018

O2 apologises for racist hate mail sent with Sim cards

O2 has apologised after two items of "Shocking" racist hate mail were sent to a British-Iraqi family in London. Addressed to "Mr Isis Terroriste" and "Mr Getout Ofengland" at the exact family address in Wembley, north London, they contained free pay-as-you-go Sim cards ordered online in August 2017 by an unknown third party. The family, who presumed they were junk mail, only recently read the envelopes. "The family told the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire Programme:"We were really saddened to come across these letters, especially having a younger child in the house who we don't want to grow up witnessing such hateful language. "After speaking to a friend of the family affected, Miqdaad Versi, assistant secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain, said:"These Islamophobic bigots are finding more and more ways to spread their hatred.

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