Twitter Permanently Suspends Conservative Writer For Targeted Abuse

July 20, 2016 4:35 PM

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Milo Yiannopoulos, a conservative writer and Internet personality, holds a news conference down the street from the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., last month.

Twitter has permanently suspended conservative commentator Milo Yiannopoulos, saying that he subjected other users to targeted abuse. Yiannopoulos' suspension comes amid a recent campaign in which users tweeted hundreds of racist and abusive messages at Ghostbusters actress Leslie Jones.

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