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King Abdullah dead: Louise Mensch says 'F**K YOU' in explosive tweets about David Cameron, Saudi Embassy and the Queen over tributes

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Ex-Conservative MP Louise Mensch denies she feared losing the next election

Ex-Conservative MP Louise Mensch denies she feared losing the next election

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Louise Mensch gave up the Corby seat in August to move to New York to be with her family

Louise Mensch gave up the Corby seat in August to move to New York to be with her family

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Ex-Conservative MP Louise Mensch denies she feared losing the next election

Louise Mensch tweeted her fury at Saudi human rights abuses, and at the politicians and heads of state who issued condolences at the death of King Abdullah.

David Cameron said he was “deeply saddned” by the Saudi king's death yesterday, and Obama boasted of his “friendship” with him. But Louise Mensch pointed out that his rule oversaw some horrific human rights abuses in a social media tirade.

The former Conservative MP for Corby tweeted “F**K YOU” in reply to a tweet that quoted the Prime Minister's sorrow at the king's death.

The #Freethe4 hashtag used by Mensch refers to the allegations that King Abdullah's four daughters have been detained.

Tweeting furiously all day Friday, Mensch expressed her frustration about the outpouring of grief by public officials in the face of Saudi Arabia's human rights record.

Mensch also took umbrage to the controversial decision to fly the flag outside Westminster Abbey at half mast in mourning for the king, who, among other things, oversaw a regime which banned women from driving and carried out public beheadings.

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File photo dated 30/10/07 of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia with Queen Elizabeth II before a State Banquet at Buckingham Palace in London. Photo: PA

File photo dated 30/10/07 of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia with Queen Elizabeth II before a State Banquet at Buckingham Palace in London. Photo: PA

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File photo dated 31/10/07 of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia meeting Gordon Brown outside 10 Downing Street, London, as Prime Minister David Cameron expressed his sadness at the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, and paid tribute to his work for peace in the region. Photo: Fiona Hanson/PA

File photo dated 31/10/07 of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia meeting Gordon Brown outside 10 Downing Street, London, as Prime Minister David Cameron expressed his sadness at the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, and paid tribute to his work for peace in the region. Photo: Fiona Hanson/PA

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King Salman governed Riyadh province for almost five decades. Photo: Getty Images

King Salman governed Riyadh province for almost five decades. Photo: Getty Images

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File photo dated 30/10/07 of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia with Queen Elizabeth II before a State Banquet at Buckingham Palace in London. Photo: PA




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