Farrakhan said Thursday in a catholic church in Chicago for the first time after he of Facebook was rolled. The controversial figure denies everything he is accused of, such as anti-semitism, misogynie, and homophobia. But the 86-year-old Farrakhan says that he is “the word of God” and speak the truth”. He knows, according to him, “the distinction between good Jews and satanic Jews”.also Read Facebook bans extremist figures of his platforms
Farrakhan came to speak in the church in Chicago at the invitation of the priest Michael Pfleger, who said that he has the freedom of speech, wanted to continue to defend. Blase Cupich, the cardinal of Chicago, condemned the invitation and statements. “Anti-semitic rhetoric has no place in American public life, let alone in a catholic church,” he said in a statement. “I apologize to my Jewish brothers and sisters, whose friendship I value and whom I have so much leather.”
Facebook had at the beginning of may, several accounts closed, some to be controversial, extremist figures. It involves among others also to complotdenker Alex Jones and the far-right blogger Milo Yiannopoulos. Facebook is under increasing pressure to be rules about hateful and discriminatory comments apply consistently.