Former Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann recently asked Twitter owner Elon Musk to release all files related to death threats he received on the platform as a 16-year-old student. .
Fox News reports that former Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann, who was targeted by the media following a viral video showing him smiling at a Native American banging a drum in front of him, asked the owner of Twitter, Elon Musk, to publish any files related to the platform allowing death threats against him.
“As I watch all of this unfold, I wonder if @elonmusk has any hidden Twitter files regarding what happened here,” Sandmann said in a tweet. “Let’s be clear: under the watch of @vijaya, they allowed these illegal threats when I was 16.
As I watch it all unfold, I wonder if @Elon Musk has hidden twitter files regarding what happened here. Let’s be clear: under the supervision of @vijaya they authorized these illegal threats when I was 16 years old. https://t.co/j2bWEvpGsI
— Nicholas Sandmann (@N1ckSandmann) December 4, 2022
Sandmann shared a number of screenshots in which verified Twitter accounts called for “MAGA kids” such as Sandmann to be thrown into a wood chipper and his school burned down with his classmates at the interior.
Breitbart News reported in December 2021 that Sandmann had settled a $275 million defamation lawsuit against NBC. Breitbart News wrote at the time:
Nicholas Sandmann, a student at Covington Catholic High School, announced Friday that he has settled a $275 million libel lawsuit against NBC.
Neither party has made public the terms of the settlement. However, Sandmann has sought $275 million in damages in his lawsuit against NBC Universal and MSNBC.
“Right now I would like to release this NBC and I’ve made a deal,” Sandmann said. tweeted. “The terms are confidential.”
NBC is the third corporate media organization to settle with Sandmann after he and his classmates were accused of mocking Native American activist Nathan Phillips at last January’s March for Life event. Sandmann wore a red “Make America Great Again” hat as he stood close to Phillips with an apparent smile on his face that was widely noted and mocked.
Kyle Rittenhouse also recently said he hopes Twitter’s censorship campaign against him can come to light, days after Twitter owner Elon Musk announced the release of the ‘Twitter Files’ which detailed the censorship efforts. of the company to remove the story from Hunter Biden’s laptop.
“Learning about the Twitter and @elonmusk files revealing the truth makes me more and more curious to know if there has been any hidden censorship regarding my story and my case on Twitter. I hope that one day soon, I may find out and the truth will be shown to all of us,” Rittenhouse wrote.
Rittenhouse was found not guilty last year of murder during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Rittenhouse said he was attacked and acted in self-defense; he was cleared of any wrongdoing in the case.
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Lucas Nolan is a reporter for Breitbart News covering free speech and online censorship issues. Follow him on Twitter @LucasNolan