Author of book on race identity alleged to have posted Nazi swastika and hate messages

Police are reportedly investigating Glasgow-born writer Shazia Hobbs over posts on Telegram and Gab


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Scotland Yard is reportedly investigating a Glasgow-born writer over claims she posted antisemitic messages on social media. 
According to the Mirror, Shazia Hobbs was previously spotted at a Patriotic Alternative event and is alleged to have published racist posts on Telegram and Gab - two platforms which rose to prominence for attracting far-right users. 
The report claims that her online activity includes posting swastikas, accusing "a Holocaust survivor of being a liar” and abusing an anti-antisemitism campaigner with Nazi imagery. 
The Metropolitan Police told the Mirror that officers “received an allegation of malicious communications relating to content of an antisemitic nature that had been posted online.
“Officers are in touch with the complainant. Inquiries are ongoing. There have been no arrests at this stage,” the spokesperson said. 
Ms Hobbs told the Mirror she had a good relationship with police.
Her 2014 book, ‘The Gori's Daughter’, explores a young woman’s mixed-race identity as she faces hostility for her dual Kashmiri and Scottish background. 

Ms Hobbs was contacted for comment through her publisher.

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