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Facebook: Article about Muslims angry over restaurants’ refusal to serve halal food violates community standards

notlike-facebookIt seems Facebook’s jihad against free speech by conservatives continues.

On Tuesday, Bob Amoroso wrote that McDonald’s, KFC and Pizza Hut rejected a request for halal food from Hong Kong’s chief imam, Mufti Muhammad Arshad.

A link to the article was posted to various pages and groups, but Facebook — a company whose CEO has promised a “safe space” for Muslims — decided the article somehow violated their nebulous and ever-changing community standards.

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As a result, administrators of the popular U.S. Herald Facebook page were slapped by the social media giant.

Here’s what one administrator sent to us:

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As a result of the post, Tanya Grimsley told me, two administrators received a 24-hour ban, one was banned indefinitely and another got off with a warning.

The link still appears on a number of groups, she said.

This is nothing new for the social media site, but it seems to be happening much more frequently these days.

On Christmas Eve, Infowars’ Paul Joseph Watson said Facebook censored an article about a Muslim “refugee” raping a Swedish woman.

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Joe Newby

A 10-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, Joe ran for a city council position in Riverside, Calif., in 1991 and managed successful campaigns for the Idaho state legislature. Co-author of "Banned: How Facebook enables militant Islamic jihad," Joe wrote for Examiner.com from 2010 until it closed in 2016 and his work has been published at Newsbusters, Spokane Faith and Values and other sites. He now runs the Conservative Firing Line.

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