In an open letter to the technology company’s board of directors, the international coalition called on Facebook “to implement a hate speech policy on antisemitism that includes the full [Definition]”.
The letter asks whether Facebook “will take responsibility and move toward removing the scourge of antisemitism from today’s most important online public square”.
The letter comes as Facebook has written to the Chief Rabbi agreeing that “we have more to do” and wishing to “listen and learn from those who live with these issues every day”.
Facebook can show that it is listening and learning by heeding the call of the letter and adopting the Definition.
Campaign Against Antisemitism continues its robust engagement with social media companies over the content that they enable to be published, and we continue to make representations to the Government in this connection.