As Trump Threatens Tehran Over Censorship, Facebook's Thought-Police Censor Pro-Iran Posts

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com,

The hypocrisy is unbelievable.  In order to comply with United States sanctions on Iran, Facebook’s thought police have taken to censorship on behalf of the government.  At the same time, President Donald Trump warns Iran not to use censorship.

It’s become painfully obvious that the ruling class wants to get us into another war, where the young and poor are shipped off to die while the politicians and government defense contractors get rich. And the hypocrisy is becoming noticeable. Backed by the ruling class, Big Tech’s censorship is nothing new, however, this time, it’s an excuse to propagate a war:

These massive Big Tech corporations are Thought Police for the US government:

Facebook and Instagram are removing posts expressing support for Iran’s top general Soleimani

They say it’s to comply with US sanctions, but how do posts violate sanctions? https://t.co/BthPuxgOBC

— Ben Norton (@BenjaminNorton) January 11, 2020

This is especially disgusting because Instagram is very popular in Iran, where Soleimani has 82% approval

So Big Tech overlords are basically saying Iranians do not get the right to free speech because of US gov sanctions

The US empire trumps free speechhttps://t.co/BthPuxgOBC

— Ben Norton (@BenjaminNorton) January 11, 2020

The International Federation of Journalists condemned the censorship effort as “unprecedented in the history of social networks and in conflict with the very innate actuality of media.” In its letter to Instagram, AoIJ Tehran noted that numerous Iranian state media accounts had been removed and 15 journalists had

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