Victoria’s First Peoples’ Assembly says Facebook must act against ‘tidal wave’ of racist trolls

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Indigenous body says it has blocked about 300 people in the past week who used racist slurs

Victoria’s First Peoples’ Assembly has called on Facebook to act against the “tidal wave” of racist online trolls that it says have targeted its work.

The assembly, which has been establishing a framework for treaty negotiations between Indigenous Victorians and the state government, penned an open letter to the social media company on Thursday, saying it needs to do better in the face of persistent hatred and racism.

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