0 Comments Online trolls won’t silence me, says DUP’s Emma Little-Pengelly BelfastTelegraph.co.uk A DUP politician has said receiving hundreds of abusive comments on her Twitter account is typical of what she faces on a daily basis. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/online-trolls-wont-silence-me-says-dups-emma-littlepengelly-36737958.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/article36737957.ece/649f6/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-03-24_new_39545431_I1.JPG Email A DUP politician has said receiving hundreds of abusive comments on her Twitter account is typical of what she faces on a daily basis. South Belfast MP Emma Little-Pengelly has revealed that much of the abuse she receives from online trolls is because she is the daughter of Noel Little – who was convicted in Paris more than 20 years ago for his part in a loyalist gunrunning plot. Describing the abuse as “shameful and disgusting”, the unionist politician said the “scourge of online bullying of women in public life” must be tackled. Mrs Little-Pengelly addressed an international conference on preventing violence towards female politicians held in London on Monday. She said: “I had the privilege of making the closing remarks at the International Conference on Stopping Violence towards Women in Politics. An incredible group of women from all over the world – many experiencing physical violence and threats, all experiencing attacks and sexism in words, trolling and online abuse. “Being… Read full this story
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