05/23/2012

Internet Censure: Facebook removes photo of victim of NATO-bombings


'We have removed content you posted'

We have removed the following content you posted or were the admin of because it violates Facebook's Statement of Rights and Responsibilities: photo

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During several months, our Facebook account was closed for so called  'security reasons' and our name and our posts were not to find on Facebook anymore.

Today we attempt again to visit our Facebook account.

We received the message above.

This message gives the false impression that Facebook was blocking our Facebook account during the past months only for reason of the publication of this previously  published photo and the so called 'violation of Facebook's Statement of Rights and Responsibilities'.

It is still impossible to visit our Facebook account.  Facebook claims that we are now blocked from posting content on Facebook for 24 hours and wants again a 'security check'.   

It was with this kind of difficult 'security checks' if you have more than 1.000 interested 'friends', and by our refusal to give our phone number for a check of the Facebook-police, that Facebook prevented us during several months to visit our account and that all our posts and research information were during all that time invisible.

It is not the first time that Facebook closed our account and that all our information and researches disappeared.  Princess J. de Croÿ who worked around the Zandvoort childporn case, and many Palestinian activists were already victim of this 'subtle' form of censorship.

At the moment we wanted to publish this post, our internet connection was broken and the shocking picture of the seriously wounded girl, disappeared from this blog just after publication.  Thus we were obliged to use a copy of the forbidden picture.   

We published also some photos of president Barrack Obama and Facebook boss Marc Zückerberg on our Facebook account.  The pictures show how they are drinking champaign and making jokes with some of their friends.  At that moment Libya was bombed during day and night by NATO aircraft and missiles.  I wonder or these pictures of the preachers of the 'Arab spring', are still online.

Jan Boeykens, president of Werkgroep Morkhoven

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