The social network Facebook removed the accounts of Baruch Marzel and Michael Ben Ari. According to a Facebook post, the accounts were removed due to the two’s support for such movements and “Kahana Chai”.
Facebook said: “In an effort to prevent and disrupt any actual harm, we do not allow organizations and individuals who declare a violent target or engage in violence to be present on Facebook. Accordingly, we have removed Baruch Marzel and Michael Ben Ari from our platforms, due to their continued support Chai, organizations that are defined as terrorist organizations according to American and Israeli law. ”
In addition to their personal Facebook accounts, their Instagram pages and groups opened by the two will also be removed.
Following the announcement of the blockade of the two right-wing activists, MK Itamar Ben Gvir responded and wrote on Twitter: “Facebook has decided to permanently remove the Facebook accounts of Dr. Michael Ben-Ari and Baruch Marzel, claiming that they are” dangerous people. ” “God forbid you do not remove the accounts of terrorist supporters like Ahmad, Ibtism Mara’ana. I call on Facebook: It’s enough to shut up. The accounts must be returned immediately!”