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Mohammed Baby Name in Germany

Background Information
The far-right AfD party is stirring up fears about immigrants to Germany from Turkey, Syria and other countries. Sawsan Chebli, a German politician in Berlin for the center-left Social Democrats who is of Palestinian descent, posted a personal rebuttal directly aimed at the AfD: "My father is named Mohammed. I am named Sawsan Mohammed Chebli. My oldest nephew is named Mohammed ... We'll make sure that the name Mohammed never disappears!"

Sadly, Twitter temporarily suspended her account for triggering algorithms meant to prevent electoral manipulation.
Technique Used
Respond to Audience Needs
This is propaganda because
The Twitter post actually amplifies the far-right propaganda while using language to critique it.
Source
https://www.dw.com/en/baby-name-mohammed-afd-context/a-48624839

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