Srinagar: Facebook on Friday evening blocked the news page ‘Global Kashmir’ and deleted one of its post of its showing a picture of slain militant “Manan Wani” for not “following community standards.”
Global Kashmir’s facebook news page which has nearly 1.83 lakh hits, besides it is followed by over lakh netizens across globe.
A message from Facebook said the block on news page will last for one month, and “you won’t be able to post on Facebook until it’s finished”.
“We removed the post below because it doesn’t follow the Facebook Community Standards,” the message said, and warned that those who “repeatedly post things that aren’t allowed on Facebook may have their accounts permanently disabled”.
“A netizen had inboxed me a sketch about Hizb commander “Manan Wani” that I posted on my page. I was shocked to see a message from facebook informing me about the development. I had never thought that a mere sketch of Burhan Wani will result in the blockage of my page,” said the admin of the page adding that his intention to upload the picture was just give a space and platform to the artist who had sent it to him.