How Israel and its partisans work to censor the Internet

Friends of Syria

By Alison Weir

How Israel and its partisans work to censor the Internet Students at the Israeli military’s Computing and Cyber Defence Academy. Israel is also “scouring Jewish communities abroad for young computer prodigies willing to join its ranks.” Numerous well funded, organised projects by and for Israel work to flood social media with pro-Israel propaganda, while blocking facts Israel dislikes. The projects utilise Israeli soldiers, students, American teens and others, and range from infiltrating Wikipedia to influencing YouTube. Some operate out of Jewish Community Centres in the U.S.

Recently, YouTube suddenly shut down the If Americans Knew YouTube channel. This contained 70 videos providing facts-based information about Israel-Palestine.

People going to the channel saw a message telling them that the site had been terminated for “violating YouTube guidelines”—implying to the public that we were guilty of wrongdoing. And ensuring they didn’t learn about the information we were trying to disseminate.

When we tried to access our channel, we found a message saying our account…

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