Prince Charles steps up pressure on internet giants over beheading videos

‘The Prince of Wales has stepped up pressure on internet providers over the spread of Jihadist beheading videos online warning that it is dragging the world back into “the dark ages of public executions”.

He said everyone had a “duty of care” to the victims and their families to ensure that the graphic images are not shared or broadcast.

His intervention follows warnings from Robert Hannigan, the new head of GCHQ, that Facebook and Twitter have become “command and control centres” for terrorists so-called Islamic State – also known as Isis and Isil.’

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