Facebook Takes Down Page Calling for Third Intifada

By Haaretz Service

Published March 29, 2011.

The Facebook page calling for a third Palestinian intifada was taken down on Tuesday, after widespread calls for it to be removed.

On the original page, Palestinians are urged to take to the streets after Friday prayers on May 15 and begin an uprising in the vein of the first two popular uprisings. “Judgment Day will be brought upon us only once the Muslims have killed all of the Jews,” reads the call. The page had more than 340,000 fans.

Although the page was removed, a new page already exists in its place with the same name of “Third Palestinian Intifada.”

The Anti Defamation League had filed an official complaint against Facebook for allowing the page to remain up.

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