Social media platforms Twitter, Facebook & Instagram have repressed Palestinian voices for years, often at the direction of the Israeli government…
Social media accused of censoring Palestinian content
In 2021 the Columbia Journalism Review reported that many analysts believed that Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram were deliberately censoring Palestinian content…
Facebook report concludes company censorship violated Palestinian human rights
The report, published today, said Facebook and Instagram showed bias against Palestinians during a brutal Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip in May 2021.
HRW: Facebook, Instagram restrictions facilitate Israel’s abuses of Palestinians
Facebook’s faulty content moderation, plus Israel’s “requests” to the social media company to take down online content, results in unfair restriction on free speech about Israeli human rights violations against Palestinians. HRW calls for widespread investigation.