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Facebook’s censorship bolsters Erdogan’s war

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18.10.2019

Commentary. Facebook has been shutting down the pages of independent publications and outlets with ties to the Italian social movements. It seems to involve claims connected to posts tangentially related to the PKK.

written by Giansandro Merli

October 18, 2019

After banning pages belonging to networks and organizations showing solidarity with the Kurdish people, Facebook’s censorship has now begun to target independent publications and outlets with ties to the Italian social movements. On Wednesday, Facebook pages for Global Project, Milano in Movimento and Contropiano were taken offline. The same fate is likely to befall DinamoPress, Infoaut and Radio Onda d’Urto, three pages that have hundreds of thousands of followers between them. At the time of writing this article, the “cleanup” operation is still growing in scope, affecting both social organizations and private user accounts.

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