Sancho spoke out about the incident in an Instagram post on Wednesday, encouraging young players who

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“If you are guilty of racist abuse online on football, then you will not be going to the match,” Johnson said. “No ifs, no buts, no exemptions, no excuses.

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U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson told Parliament on Wednesday the government needed to take action after three Black members of England’s national soccer team were targeted by racial abuse on social media, saying that online abuse should be added to the list of offenses for which fans can be banned from soccer matches.

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Johnson said anyone found guilty of online racist abuse, as the authorities continue the investigation into the attacks against the three players connected to England’s loss to Italy in the European soccer final, will be banned from further games.

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Boris Johnson Urges Parliament to Add Online Abuse to Reasons Fans Banned From Soccer Games

“What we are doing is taking practical steps to ensure that the football banning regime is changed so that if you are guilty of racist abuse online on football, then you will not be going to the match,” Johnson said. “No ifs, no buts, no exemptions, no excuses.”

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While many fans have rallied around Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka since the players were targeted on social media, activists said racism in English soccer is a longstanding problem that authorities haven’t done enough to address.

Sancho spoke out about the incident in an Instagram post on Wednesday, encouraging young players who have experienced similar abuse to stay strong and “keep chasing the dream.”

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Abubakr Deghayes, 53, from Brighton on England’s south coast, was charged on Wednesday on suspicion of encouraging the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism.

Abubakr’s only surviving son, Amer, remains in Syria after leaving Britain before his younger brothers.’

Omar was released from the controversial camp in 2007, saying abuses by US guards had led to him lose his eyesight in one eye.

Sussex Police Superintendent Rachel Swinney said: ‘We, along with our partners in CTPSE (Counter Terrorism Policing South East), take seriously reports of all forms of toxic ideology which has the potential to divide our communities and threaten the safety of our people.’

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