Communication in France from the social network ensures that an investigation is underway to understand what happened.
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“This page is unfortunately not available.” The Instagram profile of Eric Zemmour, CNews star polemicist and columnist at Figaro, is no longer accessible, Thursday August 19.
Asked by AFP, the communication in France of Instagram, a subsidiary of Facebook, ensures that an investigation is underway to understand what happened.
Without waiting, theinterested, for his part denounced on Twitter a “censure”. “This morning Instagram made the arbitrary decision to ban my official account. [Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft] have engaged in a fierce struggle against the peoples who do not want to die “, he rebelled in a tweet. “They can censor me, but they can’t silence a whole people #STOPCensure”, concludes the polemicist who is credited with presidential ambitions.
This morning Instagram made the arbitrary decision to ban my official account. The GAFAM are engaged in a fierce struggle against the peoples who do not want to die. They can censor me, but they cannot silence a whole people. #STOPcensure
– Eric Zemmour (@ZemmourEric) August 19, 2021
In the wake of Eric Zemmour’s tweet, a petition was launched by the association to support him “against censorship and the government of judges”.
Prosecuted and condemned for his comments anti-muslims, the columnist is to be tried again on September 8 for “incitement to discrimination” and “racial insults” after remarks about unaccompanied minor migrants, which he described as “thieves”, “assassins” and “rapists” on CNews in September 2020.