Instagram removes posts supporting Soleimani due to US sanctions

Instagram’s parent company, Facebook, has said it is removing posts that voice support for Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian General killed in a US airstrike on 3 January, in order to comply with US terrorism-related sanctions (E.O. 13224) on the IRGC, formerly led by Soleimani.

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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