Censorship, East, West and in Canada

From Judith Bergman at Gatestone:

If Facebook insists on the rules of censorship, it should at the very least administer those rules in a fair way. Facebook, however, does not even pretend that it administers its censorship in any way that approximates fairness.

Posts critical of Chancellor Merkel’s migrant policies, for example, can be categorized as “Islamophobia”, and are often found to violate “Community Standards”, while incitement to actual violence and the murder of Jews and Israelis by Palestinian Arabs is generally considered as conforming to Facebook’s “Community Standards”.

Notwithstanding the lawsuits, Facebook’s bias is so strong that it recently restored Palestinian Arab terrorist group Fatah’s Facebook page, which incites hatred and violence against Jews — despite having shut it down only three days earlier. In 2016 alone, this page had a minimum of 130 posts glorifying terror and murder of Jews.More.

Jews reflexively vote progressive and among progressives anti-Semitism is now Cool, so many Jews may simply be doomed. Meanwhile, when it comes to censorship, West is well on its way to meeting East:

From Majid Rafizadeh at Gatestone:

Can you imagine making a joke and facing death as a result?

“During his interrogation, Sina was told that if he signed a confession and repented, he would be pardoned and let go,” said the source in an interview with CHRI on March 21, 2017. “Unfortunately, he made a childish decision and accepted the charges. Then they sentenced him to death.” “Later he admitted that he signed the confession hoping to get freed,” said the source. “Apparently the authorities also got him to confess in front of a camera as well.” — Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI).

When the Islamists gain power, they immediately create their own “judiciary system” in order to “legitimize” their implementation of sharia law. In fact, the judiciary system is used less as a tool for bringing people to justice, and more as a tool to suppress freedom of speech and of the press.More.

Reality check: If Canadian progressives, promoting censorship, meet similar fates, they will have at least engineered their own doom.

Canada? Well, how about Islamic motive caricature pulled after Quebec premier complains

See also: Anti-Islamophobia legislation is just the beginning, of course.

  • jt

    I think the risk Facebook and others are playing is they ban anything they see is anti muslim yet BLM and pro Islamic groups can get away with anything.

  • moraywatson

    There is no ‘fair way’ to administer the ‘rules of censorship’. Once you have censorship there are no rules, just the whims of the censorship czar.

  • A Hamilton Guy

    I keep telling folks: I don’t do facebook(notice lower case).If everybody dropped it, it would be censored.