Twitter puts warning notice on Trump tweet for 'abusive behaviour'

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    Published: 2020-06-24 01:41:06 BdST


Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it had placed a warning notice on a tweet from US President Donald Trump for violating its policy against abusive behaviour.

"There will never be an "Autonomous Zone" in Washington, D.C., as long as I’m your President. If they try they will be met with serious force!" the president's tweet read.

In a tweet, the company said it had hidden Trump's tweet behind its "public interest" notice because there was a threat of harm against an identifiable group.

Anti-racism protesters on Monday declared a Black House Autonomous Zone - referencing a Seattle area known as the Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) zone or the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone - near the White House in front of St. John's Church.