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Twitter Labels Photo of Iranian Woman Without Hijab ‘Sensitive Material’

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Twitter, which has come under fire of late for censoring posts its team deems inappropriate — meaning, conservative in ideology or critical of Islam — has just labeled an opinion piece about women in Iran removing their head scarves as “sensitive material.”

Here’s what happened.

Robert Spencer of Jihad Watch retweeted this Twitter post:

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And it wasn’t long after that a Jihad Watch reader alerted him to this message, from Twitter:

Why?

That’s the big question, isn’t it — why would Twitter find an opinion piece based on the factual reporting of Iranian women liberating themselves from the head scarf?

This is a cultural jihad, an attempt of the media to water down the truths  of Islam and create a hyper-sensitivity toward the religion that the U.S. Constitution does not recognize — that America’s First Amendment does not allow.

Or, as Spencer puts it: “Twitter, like Facebook, seems determined to implement Sharia norms regarding speech.”

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