According to Twitter deletion: Youtube, the extreme-right Identitarian movement locks

The video platform YouTube follows Twitter's clean-up action against the “Identitarian movement“ (IB) and deletes multiple Profiles of the extreme right-wing g

According to Twitter deletion: Youtube, the extreme-right Identitarian movement locks

The video platform YouTube follows Twitter's clean-up action against the “Identitarian movement“ (IB) and deletes multiple Profiles of the extreme right-wing grouping.Among the eliminated of the accounts of the channel of Martin Sellner, the loss of its most important platform, and to find in any of the major suppliers is located.On the once 100,000 subscribers-serious Youtube channel now reads: "This account has been terminated as it violated the Youtube terms of use."

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last Friday, Twitter had deleted the Profiles from the environment of the IB. As a reason, the platform stated that the Accounts would glorify terrorism and violence. Here, too, Martin Sellner was locked, the almost 40,000 users followed. Anyone who embarks on the search for his Twitter Account, receives the note: "Twitter blocks Accounts that violate the Twitter rules." The Austrians Martin Sellner is one of the most prominent minds of the far-right activists. In addition, he is regarded as a man of the "New Right" in the United States and Europe.

from the closures, also Twitter accounts in France, Italy, Denmark and the UK are Affected, according to the extreme right-wing grouping. For quite some time Facebook and its subsidiary Instagram have banned the "Identitarian movement", which is observed in Germany by the the protection of the Constitution. The Saxon protection of the Constitution called the blocking as a reason why the Saxon part of the movement to 2018 found no new trailer.

Against the free democratic basic order

The administrative court of Berlin decided in June to consider the IB in the protection of the Constitution report 2019 right as "the right of the extreme" was. Previously, she had been as suspected led. Their efforts and activities would be directed against the free democratic basic order. In particular, the Central claim of the "Identitarian movement," according to an ethno-cultural homogeneity and the preservation of an ethnic "purity" of all peoples is contrary to human dignity. Current Figures of the Federal office for the protection of the Constitution, according to the grouping of counts in this country 600 members.

When social media is turning ominous users the microphone, called this "Deplatforming". The goal is to take the Person, or the grouping of the reach, audience, and sources of funding. The Affected soft but often on other platforms and are looking for a new stage. The widespread baiting is defended as a part of the democratic discourse, the channel operators present himself as the "muzzled-made" victims. For the extreme right-wing activists Sellner, it's not the first ban on social media in August 2019, Youtube deleted his channel. After protests from his lawyers made again. Due to the temporary deletion Sellners reach and awareness increased.

Updated Date: 14 July 2020, 12:21

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