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Twitter declares access to its platform a 'human right' amid censorship of conservatives

Twitter declared a free and open Internet to be "an essential human right in modern society" Saturday morning after the Nigerian government banned access to the social media giant following a dispute with its president – even as critics say it suppresses conservative content and bans its own users.
Twitter declares access to its platform a 'human right' amid censorship of conservatives
7 days ago|S F, United States

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6 of these news sources are bias rated
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L 17%
R 83%
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Russia Today
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‘You couldn’t make it up if you tried’: Twitter censors at home, but calls access to platform a ‘human right’ in Nigeria

Twitter is very concerned about its recent blocking in Nigeria, calling the free and open internet an “essential human right.” Back in the US, commentators pointed out, Twitter doesn’t care as much about this “right.”

7 days ago|Russian Federation
The Blaze
The BlazeR

Twitter bashed for saying access to its platform is a 'human right' while accused of silencing conservatives

Twitter argued that a free and open internet is "an essential human right in modern society," which many found to be comically hypocritical since the big tech platform is often accused of censoring conservative voices. The situation stemmed from an ongoing dispute between Twitter and the Nigerian government. Twitter deleted a stern and threatening tweet posted by Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, which condemned attacks on public infrastructu…

7 days ago|United States
MSN
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Twitter declares it is a 'human right' despite banning Trump

Twitter's statement responded to Nigeria banning it from the country after the social media giant deleted a tweet from President Muhammadu Buhari.

7 days ago|United States
The Post Millennial
The Post MillennialR

Twitter condemns Nigeria, says access to open internet is 'essential human right'

"Access to the free and #OpenInternet is an essential human right in modern society," tweeted Twitter Public Policy's account.

7 days ago|Toronto, Canada
ussanews.com
ussanews.comR

Twitter bashed for saying access to its platform a 'human right' while accused of silencing conservatives

Twitter argued that a free and open internet is "an essential human right in modern society," which many found to be comically hypocritical since the big tech platform is often accused of censoring conservative voices. The situation stemmed from an ongoing dispute between Twitter and the Nigerian go

7 days ago|
@Policy On Twitter
@Policy On Twitter

@Policy On Twitter

We are deeply concerned by the blocking of Twitter in Nigeria. Access to the free and #OpenInternet is an essential human right in modern society. We will work to restore access for all those in Nigeria who rely on Twitter to communicate and connect with the world. #KeepitOn

8 days ago|S F, United States
Fox News
Fox NewsR

Twitter declares access to its platform a 'human right' amid censorship of conservatives

Twitter declared a free and open Internet to be “an essential human right in modern society” Saturday morning after the Nigerian government banned access to the social media giant following a dispute with its president – even as critics say it suppresses conservative content and bans its own users.

8 days ago|New York, United States
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BIAS DISTRIBUTION

6 of these news sources are bias rated
5 lean RIGHT
L 17%
R 83%
MSN
Russia Today
The Blaze
The Post Millennial
Fox News
ussanews.com
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