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Pair jailed for sending abusive tweets to feminist campaigner

Isabella Sorley, 23, has been jailed for 12 weeks and John Nimmo sentenced to eight weeks after the pair admitted sending abusive tweets to the feminist campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez.

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Twitter trolls face jail over abuse of feminist campaigner

Two people are facing jail today after they admitted sending menacing Twitter messages to a feminist campaigner.

Isabella Sorley and John Nimmo who are facing jail today for subjecting feminist campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez to online abuse Credit: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

Isabella Sorley, 23 and John Nimmo, 25 used Twitter to threaten 29-year-old student and campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez with obscene messages that included death and rape threats following her campaign to ensure a woman featured on British bank notes.

Nimmo also targeted Stella Creasy, the Labour MP for Walthamstow, with the message "The things I cud do to u (smiley face)", calling her "Dumb blond bitch."

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