Facebook temporarily shut down The Jerusalem Post reporter
Khaled Abu Toameh’s Facebook page, possibly in response to a campaign by
anti-Israel activists who object to Abu Toameh’s views on corruption
within the Palestinian Authority.
On Monday, Abu Toameh posted a
link to an Arabic report in a Jordanian newspaper about a corruption
trial of former Jordanian intelligence chief, an a link to an acerbic
blog post slamming the Palestinian Authority he wrote for the Gatestone
Institute, where he is a contributor.
“The truth sometimes
hurts,” Abu Toameh wrote in the blog post. “That is why the Palestinian
Authority has been working hard to prevent the outside world from
hearing about many occurrences that reflect negatively on its leaders or
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