'Facebook has suppressed content posted by Palestinians and their supporters speaking out about human rights'

Facebook and its Instagram platform have wrongfully removed and suppressed content by Palestinians, including about abuses during Israeli-Palestinian violence this year, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Friday.

The accusation adds to pressure on the world's largest social network after a whistleblower told US lawmakers on Tuesday that the company needs to be regulated.

Palestinians had complained publicly about alleged censorship of social networks in May, when unrest in Jerusalem escalated into a deadly military confrontation between terrorist groups firing rockets from the Gaza Strip and Israel, which launched retaliatory air strikes... Read More: i24