Not in My Name, Theresa May: Social Media Users Oppose UK Strikes in Syria
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A plethora of reactions emerged on Twitter and Instagram to the news the UK Prime Minister is contemplating joining in any US-led strikes in response to an alleged chemical attack in Syria’s Douma.
Commentators on social media platforms expressed their concern with Britain’s readiness to get involved in a military action abroad and pointed out the government’s will to spend money on foreign intervention, while a number of social sectors suffer from cuts and underfunding.
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The hashtag #notinmynametheresamay gained traction on Twitter and Instagram, as concerned users lashed out against Theresa May joining the US president Donald Trump in attacking Syria.