The German Minister of Justice, Heiko Maas, (pictured) demands in an open letter to Facebook, that the social networking site starts to systematically delete "xenophobic" material, writes Deutsche Welle.
In the open letter, published in the newspaper Tagesspiegel, the Social Democrat minister also demands to meet with those responsible for this in Europe, to discuss how censorship should be done.
"There can be no tolerance for users who openly advocate xenophobia and racism," writes Heiko Maas.
The Minister of Justice calls it "a farce" that Facebook deletes for example nude photos but let 'xenophobic' views remain.
The call for censorship comes amid the recent escalation of violence against asylum centers and migrants in Germany.
Silly me for believing that Facebook is a privately owned American website, and not under jurisdiction or control by the German government. Or any government.
Besides, there is already way too much censorship on Facebook, and even ISIS is protected from "hate speech" and satire.
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