By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

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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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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