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Facebook and YouTube sued by Islamic group for the live-stream of the Christchurch terror attack

Facebook and YouTube are sued by Islamic group for hosting the live-stream of the Christchurch terror attack on mosques that killed 50

  • The French Council of the Muslin Faith is suing Facebook and YouTube
  • Both platforms hosted footage of the Christchurch, New Zealand, terror attack
  • Footage spread across social media after a gunman live-streamed his spree 

An Islamic group is suing Facebook and YouTube for hosting footage of the New Zealand terror attack.

The French Council of the Muslim Faith is using laws that prohibit ‘broadcasting a message with violent content abetting terrorism’.

Both sites say they acted as rapidly as possible to delete clips of the attack on mosques in Christchurch. 

Footage spread across the web after the gunman live-streamed his spree on Facebook.

The French Council of the Muslim Faith is using laws that prohibit ‘broadcasting a message with violent content abetting terrorism’. President of the French Council of the Muslim Faith Mohamed Moussaoui (pictured)

The French Council of the Muslim Faith is using laws that prohibit ¿broadcasting a message with violent content abetting terrorism¿ (file image)

The French Council of the Muslim Faith is using laws that prohibit ‘broadcasting a message with violent content abetting terrorism’ (file image)

 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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