Egyptian Salafi-Jihadis Accuse MB Of Being Behind Mass Shutdown Of Their Facebook Pages

December 28, 2012

According to a December 23, 2012 report on the Egyptian website Al-Watan News (, Facebook has shut down the pages of jihadi organizations in Egypt, after receiving complaints that they incite to violence and threaten public security. According to the report, the administrators of pages belonging to several organizations – including The Salafiyya Jihadiyya in Sinai, The Salafiyya Jihadiyya in Damanhour, The Salafiyya Jihadiyya in Egypt and Ansar Tatbiq Al-Shari’a – were surprised to discover on December 12, 2012 that all their pages had been shut down simultaneously.

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