Twitter Blocks Hamas Accounts In Israel


Twitter blocked two accounts belonging to Gaza’s Islamist rulers Hamas on the weekend in response to a “legal demand”, meaning users of the social media website in Israel cannot see the group’s tweets in Arabic or English.

When accessed from Israel, both accounts are blank and a message appears that the “account has been withheld in Israel in response to a legal demand.”

Earlier in June Israel’s Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan wrote to the social media giant’s CEO Jack Dorsey urging the US company to deactivate accounts linked to terror groups such as Hamas, Hezbollah, and Islamic Jihad.

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