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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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“Kill All Jews Now” is an Acceptable Message, Facebook Says

Facebook has determined that a graphic explicitly calling for the genocide of all Jews “doesn’t violate [its] Community Standards.” The global social media giant made its determination in response to a complaint filed by B’nai Brith Canada. It took Facebook two hours to conclude that the post was acceptable, according to the company’s standards. The …

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Billion Dollar Lawsuit Filed Against Facebook for Assisting Terror Groups

  By Jordan Zaitchik B’nai Brith Canada Facebook is once again on the receiving end of accusations of letting antisemitism run rampant without consequences on its website. Shurat HaDin, an Israeli civil rights organization, has filed a lawsuit (page doesn’t exist) against Facebook on behalf of the families of five U.S. citizens injured and murdered by Palestinian …

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Zuckerberg Accused of Letting Facebook Incite Israel Hatred

By Jordan Zaitchik B’nai Brith Canada  A top Israeli Minister is accusing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg of having “some of the blood on his hands” of murdered teenager Hallel Yaffa Ariel. Gilad Erdan (Likud) Israeli Minister of Public Security, Strategic Affairs, and Information harshly criticized Facebook for allowing Palestinian incitement and hate speech to appear on …

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