Prayers for Israel page with 77 million followers shut down by Facebook

Prayers for Israel page with 77 million followers shut down by Facebook
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[Ed. – You know why.  But note how it happened.  Emphasis added.]

Amidst an ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine, Mike Evans created a Facebook page where nearly 80 million users come together in daily prayer for the safety of the people of Israel.

The page, called “Jerusalem Prayer Group,” was suddenly shut down.

In what Evans described as a coordinated act of cyberterrorism, and what Human Events would call a case of selective bigotry, the page was overwhelmed with thousands of antisemetic comments. 

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Some even featured Nazi pictures and propaganda, resulting in complaints that the page was hosting hate speech. 

To no surprise, Facebook shut the page down. …

Facebook charged Evans of “inauthentic behavior” and representatives for the tech company told reporters that Evans’ page has “violated our rules against spam and inauthentic behavior.”

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