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Top Assange Defense Account Deleted By Twitter

Accepted submission by Anonymous Coward at 2019-07-13 14:19:03
Digital Liberty

https://caitlinjohnstone.com/2019/07/12/top-assange-defense-account-deleted-by-twitter/ [caitlinjohnstone.com]

One of the biggest Twitter accounts dedicated to circulating information and advocacy for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, @Unity4J, has been completely removed from the site. The operators of the account report that they have been given no reason for its removal by Twitter staff, and have received no response to their appeals.

Any Assange supporter active on Twitter will be familiar with the Unity4J account, which originated to help boost the wildly successful Unity4J online vigils in which well-known Assange defenders would appear to speak out against his persecution. As of this writing, the account has been gone for a day and a half.


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