The Socialist Worker has been condemned for a story appearing to make fun of the death of a schoolboy.
The inquest into the death of 17-year-old Eton pupil Horatio Chapple, who was mauled to death by a polar bear while on an Arctic expedition in 2011, began this week.
The Socialist Worker said in a diary report of the incident: “Now we have another reason to save the polar bears.”
Written in the Troublemaker diary section, it said:
Here are some tweets in response to the article:
— Bobby Friedman (@BobbyFriedman) July 10, 2014
— Richard Moynihan (@richjm) July 10, 2014
The Socialist Worker has so far declined to comment and did not tell Press Gazette whether the article will be removed from its website.