From the BBC:
Morrissey posters removed from Merseyrail stations
25 May 2019
Posters promoting Morrissey’s latest album have been removed from railway stations after a commuter complained.
Adverts for the new album by the former Smiths singer have been taken down on the Merseyrail network.
Morrissey has previously expressed support for the far-right For Britain party and earlier this month wore a badge with its logo on during a TV show, but he denies he is a racist.
Merseyrail apologised and said the posters did not reflect its “values”.
The adverts, which contain no political message, were removed after a traveller on a Southport service to Moorfields contacted the company to ask if it agreed with Morrissey’s opinions.
The man, who asked not to be named, told the BBC he was not “offended” by the posters and did not demand they were taken down.
He said he just questioned the company on whether they were appropriate.
Titania McGrath explains:
Staff at @merseyrail were right to remove this triggering image of Morrissey’s face from their stations.
But by publishing a photograph of the poster, the BBC are committing a second act of violence.
Photocopying a swastika doesn’t make it any less harmful, you know… 🤦♀️ https://t.co/48zgzyyXxi
— Titania McGrath (@TitaniaMcGrath) May 25, 2019