Twitter has blocked the account of the "Jewish General" at times. The reason: an Interview with Israel's Ambassador to the handling of the AfD with the Holocaust. And this is not the only case in which Twitter accounts has been blocked.
Israel's Ambassador in Germany, Jeremy Issacharoff, to the AfD clear in its stance: With this party, he and his government wanted to have nothing to do - because of the attitude of many party officials to the Holocaust. The Ambassador said this in an Interview with the "Jewish General", the statements by the nuclear - garnish with the Hashtags #AfD #AfNee, again with a Link to the article on your Social Media channels wide-spread.
So far, So normal practice for a newspaper. What follows, however, is anything but normal. Because directly after the publication of the tweet, the "Jewish General" of Twitter has been blocked. Reason: The blade had breached the rules "for Publishing misleading information to elections". The lock was supposed to take twelve hours, and was then repealed, but formerly again. Compared to the "süddeutsche Zeitung" gave Twitter a error.Open anti-Semitism remains
nevertheless, the journalists of the "Jewish General" in practice, a big Problem. "Whether intended or not intended, is an intervention in the freedom of the press, because it has made a report on this day on this channel temporarily impossible," criticized the Online editor of the "Jewish General", Philip Peyman angel. In addition, Twitter does not or not sufficiently the device again and again in the criticism, because the service takes action against hate speech - this includes numerous blatantly anti-Semitic Statements. "The fact that Twitter does not tolerate anti-Semitic hate tweets, but news of the single Jewish week newspaper in Germany, locks, is to us absolutely incomprehensible," said Peyman angel.