Facebook under fire as human rights groups claim 'censorship' of pro-Palestine posts

Published May 26 2021 at 4:00 PM GMT
  • Users globally reported nearly 500 deleted posts in just over two weeks condemning the recent eviction of PalestiniansFacebook's often inscrutable content moderation process has come under renewed fire during the 11-day bombardment of Gaza after hundreds of pro-Palestine posts were removed, many without explanation.
  • Nearly 500 removals on Instagram and Facebook were documented by 7amleh, a Palestinian digital rights non-profit, between 6 and 19 May.
  • Now, 7amleh and more than 30 other human rights organizations are calling for greater transparency into the social network's decision making, especially as it relates to Palestine as part of a campaign titled Facebook, We Need to Talk.



  • Published May 26, 2021 4:00 PM GMT