Aston Villa have condemned anti-Semitic abuse posted on-line after the membership wished supporters ‘Comfortable Passover’ final weekend.
On Saturday night, Villa posted the message: “Chag Pesach Sameach” and “Comfortable Passover” throughout social media channels, receiving plenty of unfavourable and abusive replies.
The membership have eliminated plenty of abusive replies on Twitter and added a response to the unique Fb submit, which obtained over 27,000 dislikes or ‘indignant’ emojis.
Villa mentioned: “The membership deplores non secular intolerance of any kind and is an inclusive organisation who welcomes individuals of all faiths.”
Author and comic David Baddiel wrote on Twitter: “27.1k indignant reactions, to what’s mainly Comfortable Easter for Jews. Ugh.
“By the way in which, I do not see this as something to do with Villa. It is to do with anti-Semitism and the web. It may very well be another membership, certainly another outlet with a large attain.”
On Sunday, Villa posted a ‘Comfortable Holi’ message on Fb which obtained over 400 ‘indignant’ emojis in reply.
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