It isn’t just the right that is being subjected to Orwellian censorship on social media, Twitter is now censoring Pulitzer-worthy photos showing the horror of the war in Yemen.
On Tuesday, the social media platform banned the OpDesanitize account which publishes graphic photos from war zones the US is involved in — mainly Yemen. Their goal is to raise awareness of the true costs of war.
The suspension by Twitter of @OpDeSanitize, whose entire purpose was to help end a humanitarian crisis in Yemen by circulating images and stories from the brutal war, is shameful and exemplifies why we should be concerned about social media platforms editing political content. https://t.co/gQ4bG1NN6W
— Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) December 4, 2018
According to Walker Bragman, an independent journalist associated with the account, the suspension came after they sent a tweet questioning the Center for American Progress’ connections to the UAE. It also comes during the week when Senate is expected to vote on a measure to end US involvement in Yemen.
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