Equality campaigner Criado-Perez targeted on Twitter

Caroline Criado-Perez, the campaigner who successfully pushed for women other than the Queen to feature on English banknotes, has been subjected to a series of threats on Twitter.


Again, if you want to help, please screenshot any rape threats /violent abuse you see & send it to me. We're compiling a case. #shoutingback

She has received support from Stella Creasy, the MP for Walthamstow, and Times columnist Caitlin Moran among many others.


I am beyond livid at treatment of @ccriadoperez. NO ONE is getting away with behaving like that #mponwarpath #westandtogether #obruk2014


Brilliant to see a swarm of good men and women supporting @ccriadoperez. You are not alone love xxx

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Twitter abuse suspect bailed

A 21-year-old man arrested in Manchester on suspicion of harassment offences after feminist campaigner Caroline Criado Perez received abusive threats on Twitter has been bailed.