Posted by Akhi Soufyan
By: Rose Powell
Zayn Malik probably thought about his tweet for a long time before firing it off to his 13 million followers.
It was just one hashtag of two words, the incendiary combination of #FreePalestine. Part lament and part rallying call, the hashtag has been trending for weeks
The popstar’s legion of followers are an engaged bunch. Even a simple smiley emoticon issued from his account clocks up 180,000 retweets.