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Faites-vous entendre: Dites à Meta non à l’incitation au terrorisme en ligne

CLICK HERE FOR ENGLISH Le 31 Mars 2023 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada est profondément préoccupé par le fait que Meta, la société mère de Facebook, envisage de retirer de son algorithme la modération du contenu entourant un mot en langue arabe utilisé pour inciter à la violence et au terrorisme. La politique proposée, examinée […]

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MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD: Tell Meta No to Terrorist Incitement Online

Cliquez ici pour le français March 31, 2023 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is deeply concerned that Meta, parent company of Facebook, is considering removing from its algorithm content moderation surrounding an Arabic-language word used to incite violence and terrorism. The proposed policy, under consideration by Meta’s Oversight Board, an independent committee of advisors, will remove

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Trois-Rivières Man Who Threatened to Kill Jews Convicted of Incitement to Hatred // Un homme de Trois-Rivières qui a menacé de tuer des Juifs est condamné d’incitation à la haine

Version française de l’article ci-dessous Nov. 25, 2021 TROIS-RIVIÈRES, Que. — Following swift action by B’nai Brith Canada, a resident of Trois-Rivières has been convicted of inciting hatred online against Hasidic Jews. On Jan. 26, 2021, Patrick Lavoie posted in French on Facebook that Jews are a “[Expletive] group of vultures. The worst of all racists on earth, they reject our system and impose their own.” Lavoie suggested blowing up a Hasidic synagogue

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B’nai Brith Joins Effort to Demand Change at Facebook

Aug. 11, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is proudly participating in an international initiative demanding that Facebook adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) Working Definition of Antisemitism. This initiative consists of more than 100 organizations from all over the world coming together to insist on this crucial first step in ensuring that

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Canadian Pro-Tehran Holocaust Denier Shut Down by Facebook

January 30, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Facebook has shut down at least two Canadian-linked pages that have publicly sympathized with the Islamist Regime in Iran, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. Last Friday, CNN profiled the “American Herald Tribune” website, revealing that Facebook had deleted its page on the social media website in August of 2018 because it

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Tech Giants Must Go Further to Combat Online Terrorism

July 12, 2017 Technology giants Facebook, Microsoft, Youtube, and Twitter have launched a joint effort to curb terrorist recruitment and extremism on their platforms. The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism, announced June 26, is an encouraging attempt to collaborate on existing efforts to remove content promoting violence, terrorism and discrimination from the Internet. Although this

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Calgary Police Investigating Antisemitic Post on Facebook

Police in Calgary have launched an investigation into an antisemitic Facebook post that was exposed by B’nai Brith Canada last Friday. Facebook initially determined that the post, which was a graphic explicitly calling for the genocide of all Jews, “doesn’t violate its Community Standards” and the global social media giant refused a request by B’nai

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