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Facebook censors Palestinian news outlet | The Electronic Intifada: According to Safa, the next day its website was hijacked and replaced with threatening statements, before the publication’s technologists managed to restore control of their site.

On Monday, Safa reported that its page on the photo sharing network Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, had also been shut down without any warning. The account had more than 70,000 followers.

This appears to be an escalation of Facebook’s persistent blocking of the accounts of Palestinian journalists and publications.

Safa reports a mix of local and international news typical of other news organizations and asserts it has done nothing to violate Facebook’s rules.

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