Laszlo says she intends to sue Facebook because it allegedly refused to remove groups threatening her
Petra Laszlo, the Hungarian camerawoman who was fired after she was filmed intentionally tripping refugees has said she plans to sue Facebook and one of the refugees she was caught kicking.
Laszlo made headlines around the world last month when a video sparked global outrage. Laszlo was seen tripping up a man sprinting with a child in his arms, and kicking another running child near the town of Roszke, close to the border with Serbia.
The camerawoman said she plans to file two lawsuits once her criminal trial is over.
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Laszlo intends to sue Osama Abdul Mohsen, one of the Syrian refugees she kicked along with Facebook. “He changed his testimony, because he initially blamed the police,” she said. “My husband wants to prove my innocence. For him, it is now a matter of honour.”
Further, she told Russian newspaper Izvestia that she intends to sue Facebook because it allegedly refused to remove groups threatening her while deleting those that showed her support.
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Al-Ghabad and his family had to flee the country when their city, Deir
In an interview, the journalist also revealed that she wants to relocate her family to Russia, where she thinks she will feel more safe.
Al-Ghabad and his family had to flee the country when their city, Deir Al-zoor was captured by the Islamic State. He was allegedly arrested and tortured for rioting against the Syrian government.
This article originally appeared on the Independent.