Facebook is censoring about any person, group or page that is posting something related to the hunger and thirst strike of Dimitris Koufontinas. In the past days Greek journalists, reporters, historians, civil society and political groups pages and streaming events have been suspended by Facebook. In Greece the wave of censorship on Facebook is carried out by the content moderation contractor Teleperformance, a company with ties to the Greek governmentand the far right.
Image above: Image of yesterdays demonstration in solidarity with Dimitris Koufontinas In athens. The banner says: “I was born on November 17th”. The image was taken by photo journalist Marios Lolos. This image was banned by Facebook. You can still follow lolos marios on Twitter: @lolosmarios
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As you all probably know, many antifascist and anarchist platforms were banned from Facebook earlier this year. Enough 14 was banned as well, and decided not to use Instagram anymore. Instagram is owned by Facebook and we decided to focus on our Mastodon account and our Telegram channel. On December 19 Instagram banned CrimethInc.
Continue reading Surviving the Social Media Crackdown – The Instagram Ban—and How to Keep Following CrimetInc
August 21. 2020. There’s no denying that we as anarchists have found social media such as Facebook and Twitter to be a useful tool for disseminating our ideas*. They’ve also been invaluable in building networks of relatively like minded activists. But, and there’s always a but, being massive corporate entities, we’ve always had it in the back of our minds that at some point, our presence on these platforms would no longer be welcomed.
Continue reading #Facebook bans: This was bound to happen
Anarchist Agency published an open letter to oppose Facebook’s “both sides” narrative as they align with the Trump administration to suppress the voices of activists and media producers associated with left protest movements.
You can sign the open letter here. Note: This is meant as an open letter not as a petition to Facebook. The letter has been posted on Change.org as a means to easily collect signatures in support of the statement above. All signers and will be added to this version on the Agency website periodically.
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Social media giant Facebook today banned dozens of anarchist, anti-fascist and anti-capitalist pages after announcing a new crackdown against “anarchist groups that support violent acts”.
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Apart from the crackdown on Facebook earlier this week, Twitter also banned accounts, like for instance the account of the Revolutionary Abolitionist Movement.
Continue reading #Facebook & #Twitter bans: We need a strong anarchist media alliance
Last night the Enough 14 Facebook page was banned. A statement by some of the Enough 14 collective on corporate social media and digital censorship.
Continue reading Statement: Corporate social media and digital censorship – Enough 14 banned on Facebook
On January 1, 2019 we will start leaving Facebook. Step by step. Actually the first step was already made: Last week we deleted the Facebook widget on the Enough is Enough blog.
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On March 3 there will be a demonstration in solidarity with Afrin in Berlin. People from across Germany will come to Berlin and the difference with many other demonstrations in solidarity with Afrin is that many German organizations and initiatives are also calling for the demonstration. This comes after German police authorities again and again demonstrations in solidarity with Afrin and police authorities in Cologne even announced that they will ban all future demonstrations that are organized by the Kurdish NAV_DEM association. Immediately after the announcement by the police authorities in Cologne, Facebook started to censor postings on the NAV-DEM Facebook page.
Continue reading #Berlin March 3: United Against the Turkish Attacks Against #Afrin! #Facebook Censors NAV-DEM