Rights groups and Palestine advocates are demanding responses from Facebook after multiple reports that the social media giant censored Palestinian content on its platforms, particularly during the recent Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip and Occupied East Jerusalem. In one letter To Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg on Wednesday, dozens ofRead More →

New York, May 17, 2021 – Russian authorities should unfreeze Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty accounts and stop labeling the media as “foreign agents,” the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On May 14, Russian authorities froze the local bank accounts of US Congress-funded broadcaster Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty for allegedlyRead More →

A semi-autonomous Facebook oversight board has upheld former US President Donald Trump’s suspension, but orders a review by the social media giant within six months. “The Board of Directors upheld Facebook’s January 7, 2021 decision to restrict then-President Donald Trump’s access to posting content to his Facebook Page and InstagramRead More →

The board upheld Donald Trump’s suspension from the platform, but criticized the company’s actions. A semi-independent review panel has upheld US President Donald Trump’s suspension from Facebook for inciting violence following the 2020 election, while criticizing the social media giant’s handling of the situation. The board was launched last OctoberRead More →