Twitter permanently suspends Trump

Lalit K Jha
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Washington, Jan 9 (PTI) Twitter has announced that it had permanently suspended the account of outgoing US President Donald Trump due to 'risk of further incitement of violence'.

The unprecedented move by the California-based social media platform comes two days after his supporters stormed the Capitol, bringing disgrace to the country and its democratic institutions. Five people, including a woman and a police officer, have died.

'After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them — specifically how they are being received and interpreted on and off Twitter — we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence,' Twitter said in a statement on Friday. PTI LKJ HMB