Venezuela accuses Twitter of censoring after government accounts are suspended

Venezuela accuses Twitter of censoring after government accounts are suspended

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Venezuela is not happy with Twitter, and Twitter is staying silent.

President of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro accused Twitter of censoring by suspending 180 government-related Twitter accounts, including TV and radio stations, Reuters reported

President Maduro suggested the suspensions were directed at Twitter users who supported late socialist leader Hugo Chavez, who was his predecessor. 

"Twitter in Venezuela today deactivated thousands of people's accounts," Maduro said at televised rally, according to Reuters. "Simply for being 'Chavistas.'" Read more...

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