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Facebook : Oversight Board Selects Case on a Comment Related to the Armenian Genocide
|03/02/2021 | 08:04am|
Today, the Oversight Board selected a case appealed by a Facebook user regarding a comment with a meme depicting Turkey having to choose between 'The Armenian Genocide is a lie' and 'The Armenians were terrorists who deserved it.'
Facebook took down this content for violating our policy on hate speech, as laid out in our Community Standards. We do not allow hate speech on Facebook, even in the context of satire, because it creates an environment of intimidation and exclusion, and in some cases, may promote real-world violence.
We will implement the board's decision once it has finished deliberating, and we will update this post accordingly. Please see the board's websitefor the decision when they issue it.
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