Dan Hett, brother of Manchester bombing victim Martyn Hett, is being targeted by the far-right trolls for opposing a march through the city on the one-year anniversary of the attack.
On May 22 last year a suicide bomber killed 23 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.
On the one-year anniversary of the attack, the Football Lads Alliance, a far-right protest group, had organised a rally in Manchester.
Dan Hett, who lost his brother Martyn in the attack, helped to organise a counter protest. He also heavily criticised the FLA on Twitter. Hett is a founding member of Survivors Against Terror, a network of family members who have lost a loved one to terror and survivors of terror attacks.
In one post, Hett tweeted a photo which allegedly shows FLA members performing Nazi salutes.
the absolutely-not-racist @TrueFla are coming to Manchester on June 2nd, they're really friendly, here's one of the… https://t.co/zxtmX1285i
Following his vocal objections to the FLA, Hett has been inundated with abuse. Some comments suggest he “hates” white people, while others contain homophobic overtones, referencing his brother Martyn’s sexual orientation.
no way man, some of my best friends are white https://t.co/Zb8DGgNyQ9