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International Live Speakout Against Political Censorship By Facebook
Source labornet@labornet.org
Date 16/09/30/18:57

10/9 On John Lennon's Birthday-International Live Speakout Against Political Censorship By Zuckerberg Facebook At His SF Mansion
On John Lennon's Birthday-Imagine A Day Without Censorship
Stop Political Censorship And Banning By Mark Zuckerberg And Facebook
Speak Out At Mark Zuckerberg's San Francisco Mansion Streamed Live
Sunday October 9, 2016 10:00 AM PST
3452 21st St. near Dolores St.
San Francisco

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On John Lennon's birthday October 9, 2016 we urge people throughout the world to call for an end the political censorship by Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook.

Mark Zuckerberg recently made a agreement to work with the Israeli government to censor criticism of Israel on Facebook. This is not new since they have been censoring and deleting pages and comments that they deem offensive.

They even censored the photo of a world famous Vietnamese girl who had been napalmed by the US military in Vietnam. This was exposed and stopped when the Norway government and the largest newspaper exposed and attacked these policies.
Imagine during the Vietnam war the reaction by John Lennon if Zuckerberg had censored a photo of the war crimes of the US government. Today Zuckerberg is openly colluding with the Israeli government which has been accused of war crimes and racism against Palestinians. Next it could be against unions and labor who are organizing or environmental organization fighting the destruction of our earth.

Imagine during the Vietnam war, the reaction by John Lennon if Zuckerberg had censored a photo of the war crimes of the US government. Today Zuckerberg is also openly colluding with the Israeli government and Netanyahu to censor facebook posts which are exposing the war crimes and racism against Palestinians. He and his company made an agreement to work with the Israeli government and to censor criticism of Israel on Facebook. This is not new since they have been censoring and deleting thousands of pages and comments that they deem offensive or politically embarrassing to the Israeli government.
Next it could be against unions and labor who are organizing, human rights or environmental organizations fighting the destruction of our earth.

Throughout the world, Zuckerberg is also seeking to control the internet. In Brazil he told the government he would bring "free" internet to the Brazilians but only offered them Facebook as the internet and his company bought the domain www.internet.org although this is driven by the need for profit for his company. The same has happened in India where it was banned as an internet scam.

Zuckerberg also wants to privatize education and make money using his technology. He has purchased the entire primary public education system in Liberia and will be operating the schools in this country for the purpose of privatization and profit. He is also supporting the complete privatization of education in California and throughout the United States through charter schools that he is giving millions to.

Is this the world we want and imagine for our future? A world controlled by Zuckerberg and other billionaires for profit?

We call for an international speak-out live to end the censorship and privatization of the internet. We invited people and organizations throughout the world that have been censored by Facebook to contact us and do a statement on video or in written form about the censorship.

We will read the statements live in front of the multi-million dollar mansion of Mark Zuckerberg in San Francisco to warn the world this is unacceptable and call for halt of this political censorship.

We also encourage actions and art and music in every city and country of the world to defend democratic communication rights and STOP censorship by Zuckerberg and Facebook.

If you have an action please stream it live and we can link it to the world stream. Please bring your art, music and words on the right to free speech.

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For more information:
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/sep/08/facebook-mark-zuckerberg-napalm-girl-photo-vietnam-war
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http://www.renegadetribune.com/facebook-israel-officially-announce-collaboration-censor-social-media-content/
https://medium.com/backchannel/how-india-pierced-facebook-s-free-internet-program-6ae3f9ffd1b4#.r6hwscgh4
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