Content Removal

The Oversight Board’s decision on Palestine is a step in the right direction, now Facebook needs to step up

We, the undersigned organizations, welcome the recent decision by Facebook’s Oversight Board on Facebook’s unjustified removal of news content related to the recent Israeli aggression on Palestine under its Community Standard on Dangerous Individuals and Organizations (DIO). On May 10, 2021, a Facebook user in Egypt shared a news item from Al Jazeera’s verified Arabic …

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Sheikh Jarrah: Facebook and Twitter systematically silencing protests, deleting evidence

Facebook and Twitter are systematically silencing users protesting and documenting the evictions of Palestinian families from their homes in the neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah in Jerusalem. We demand Facebook and Twitter to immediately stop these takedowns, reinstate affected content and accounts, and provide a clear and public explanation for why the content was removed.  In …

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