Novara media founder back on twitter after social media giant backtracks
Novara media founder Aaron Bastani’s Twitter account has been restored after an outcry among activists. Left media, including Skwawkbox, had also lodged press enquiries with the social media giant.
Bastani had been the latest victim of coordinated complaint campaigns by the Establishment right aimed at silencing left media figures. Most victims have eventually been restored, but other well-known accounts such as The Agitator have been forced to start from scratch after building large followings.
A small victory for the good guys on a dark day for UK democracy and media freedom saw a judge agree to US demands for the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange despite the clear collapse of the US government’s case.
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