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Date TimeAugust 20, 2019
VoiceBadiucao accuses the social media firm of violating the free speech of people who speak up against China’s bullying
Instagram censors Melbourne artists anti-Beijing post but ignores trolls
A Melbourne artist who posted anti-Chinese government work has had it pulled offline by Instagram, while death threats against him have remained uncensored.
The censorship of Badiucao – and later restoration – by Instagram came as Twitter and Facebook suspended more than 200,000 accounts deemed to be part of a “co-ordinated state-backed operation” of misinformation from the People’s Republic of China.

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