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YouTube suspends the Independent Scientology News channel which also covers the Nation of Islam

Discussion in 'Breaking and Major News about Scientology' started by CommunicatorIC, Jun 10, 2019.

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  1. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

    YouTube suspends the Independent Scientology News channel which also covers the Nation of Islam.

    YouTube has suspended my Independent Scientology News channel on the grounds that it violated YouTube's Community Guidelines against "hate speech." The channel covers Scientology and the Nation of Islam with a current emphasis on the anti-Semitic, racist and homophobic statements by Scientology Freedom Medal Winner Nation of Islam Minister Tony Muhammad.

    Tony Ortega covered the story today:

    YouTube runs interference for Scientology and its Nation of Islam bigot problem

    https://tonyortega.org/2019/06/10/y...tology-and-its-nation-of-islam-bigot-problem/

    My purpose in posting here is to provide additional information.

    The suspension letter:

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    The result when one goes to my YouTube channel:

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfbVNN1wapvI5ieUrU62BCw

    [​IMG]



    The YouTube / Google appeal form limits the number of characters one can use. Given that limitation, I submitted the following appeal:

    * * * * * * BEGIN APPEAL * * * * *

    I am a journalist who covers Scientology & the Nation of Islam. As I state in the description of each video, my purpose is NOT to promote the anti-Semitic, racist & homophobic statements by Scientology Freedom Medal Winner Nation of Islam Minister Tony Muhammad, but instead to report on and expose his statements. The description of each video also includes numerous links to stories that report on and are critical of his statements My You'Tube videos have been published by Tony Ortega, the leading journalist on Scientology, and Mike Rinder of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath --

    https://tonyortega.org/2019/05/17/o...nation-of-islam-bigot-tonight-in-los-angeles/

    https://www.mikerindersblog.org/an-...t-and-homophobic-statements-by-tony-muhammad/

    https://www.mikerindersblog.org/ton...d-white-man-i-might-have-found-a-half-of-one/

    Removing my channel serves only to censor news reporting.

    * * * * * END APPEAL * * * * *

    In addition, the description under ALL of my videos explains:

    "This is a news report. The purpose of this video is NOT to promote the views and opinions expressed therein, but instead to report on them. Please see links below."​


    Further, the description under ALL of my videos contains the following "other coverage" section:

    * * * * * * BEGIN QUOTATION * * * * *

    Other coverage of Scientology Freedom Medal Winner Nation of Islam Minister Tony Muhammad:

    Independent Scientology News YouTube channel:
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfbVNN1wapvI5ieUrU62BCw

    "Once again, Scientology celebrates a Nation of Islam bigot tonight in Los Angeles."
    https://tonyortega.org/2019/05/17/o...nation-of-islam-bigot-tonight-in-los-angeles/

    Tony Muhammad Searching for a “Good” White Man – “I might have found a half of one"
    https://www.mikerindersblog.org/ton...d-white-man-i-might-have-found-a-half-of-one/

    An Update on the Anti-Semitic, Racist and Homophobic Statements by Tony Muhammad
    https://www.mikerindersblog.org/an-...t-and-homophobic-statements-by-tony-muhammad/

    Scientology is quick to cry ‘bigotry,’ but these photos prove David Miscavige’s hypocrisy
    https://tonyortega.org/2018/12/07/t...he-new-winners-of-scientology-freedom-medals/

    Nation of Islam takes a bigoted swipe at Leah Remini and the ‘Jews’ behind her show
    https://tonyortega.org/2018/12/26/n...-at-leah-remini-and-the-jews-behind-her-show/

    Scientology’s social media effort tries so hard to distract you from what’s really going on
    https://tonyortega.org/2019/02/07/s...d-to-distract-you-from-whats-really-going-on/

    For a compilation of anti-Semitic, anti-American, racsist and homophobic statements by Scientology Freedom Medal Winner Nation of Islam Minister Tony Muhammad, please see:

    http://www.forum.exscn.net/threads/...uhammad-who-promotes-anti-semitic-book.44564/

    https://whyweprotest.net/threads/sc...hammad-who-promotes-anti-semitic-book.133481/

    Tony Ortega broke the story that Minister Tony Muhammad won the Church of Scientology's highest award, the Freedom Medal, in November 2017:
    https://tonyortega.org/2017/11/22/v...to-nation-of-islam-minister-who-thanks-allah/

    Later, in August 2018, the Church of Scientology gave Minister Tony Muhammad its Ebony Awakening Award.
    http://www.forum.exscn.net/threads/...s-anti-semitic-book.44564/page-9#post-1179212

    * * * * * * END QUOTATION * * * * *

    Whenever a new relevant story (e.g., Tony Ortega's recent story, "Once again, Scientology celebrates a Nation of Islam bigot tonight in Los Angeles") was published, I added the title of that story and the link to ALL of my video descriptions. All of my videos had identical "other coverage" sections.

    Finally, after YouTube first deleted three of my videos, I made a point of placing the following title card near the beginning of my most recent video about Tony Muhammad that I uploaded to YouTube:

    [​IMG]


    Given the above, no rational person could conclude that I was promoting the anti-Semitic, racist and homophobic public statements by Tony Muhammad. Anyone who was even minimally rational could conclude only that I was trying to report on and expose Tony Muhammad's anti-Semitic, racist and homophobic statements.

    YouTube's removal of my channel did nothing to promote the fight against anti-Semitism, racism and homophobia. YouTube's removal of my channel only served to censor reporting on same.

    It is also significant that my YouTube channel was suspended for merely publishing "Fair Use" news excerpts of Tony Muhammad's Facebook videos, yet Tony Muhammad's Facebook account and his complete Facebook videos from which my news clips were excerpted remain.
     
    Last edited: Jun 11, 2019
  2. HelluvaHoax!

    HelluvaHoax! Platinum Meritorious Sponsor with bells on

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    Thanks for posting that.

    One wonders why SCIENTOLOGY'S websites should not be banned for hate speech and innumerable other violations of "community standards".

    examples:

    -- Hubbard's rabid anti-gay rants in the books (e.g. Science of Survival)
    -- Hubbard's rabid anti-mental healthcare rants (e.g. vs. licensed psychologists, psychiatrists, et al)
    -- Hubbard's fair game tech that promotes lying, tricking, bullying, criminally framing and destroying anyone who doesn't agree with Scientology's fraud.
    -- Hubbards rabid anti-Christianity and anti-Muslim rants in the taped lectures.
    -- Miscavige's and the COS' rabid hate websites against former members turned whistleblowers.


    Scientology is a viciously sociopathic, parasitic and avaricious cult that defrauds the public out of billions of dollars under the cover of a "religion"--gaming the Bill of Rights and tax agencies in order to spew endless volcanos of hatred towards anyone who dares to interfere with the spoils of their criminal rackets. Scientology sells "ARC" tech and the tech to create a world "without criminality and insanity"---yet THEY are arguably one of the most criminal and insane organizations of the 20th & 21st centuries.

    The federal government had the right idea when the indicted, prosecuted and imprisoned the cult's top executives back in the 1970s---too bad nobody had the foresight to finish the job and kill the beast once and for all. This is what happens when a wild animal is only wounded and they become exponentially more dangerous---now the cult has BILLIONS of dollars to engage Fair Game.

    Lesson learned.
     
  3. PirateAndBum

    PirateAndBum Gold Meritorious Patron

    I hope you get your channel back!
     
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  4. screamer2

    screamer2 Idiot Bastardson

    To kinda quote from the matrix first movie:

    Welcome to the 'real' world.
     
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  5. JustSheila

    JustSheila Crusader

    I'm sorry you lost your channel. It was completely unfair bullying and I'm glad Tony Ortega covered it.

    I also hope you get your channel back.
     
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  6. Wilbur

    Wilbur Patron Meritorious

    Fuck Google Youtube. Put it up on alternatives to youtube, along with your disclaimer messages. If youtube want to lose users who post thoughtful content, then let's give them what they want.
     
  7. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    The censorship being done by almost ALL the big tech giants is dangerous IMO.

    Hopefully your channel is restored on appeal.

    If not we'll have to find other ways to get your news reports out there.
     
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  8. freethinker

    freethinker Sponsor

    In today's PC world it's OK to say things about white people but not OK to say things to People of Color that can appear derogatory.

    This is completely wrong and a violation of the First Amendment.

    The good news is that Google and other tech companies are under fire in the courts for violating rights. They have just lost on a motion and have been compelled to enter discovery.

    There is definite bias in the tech industry and this is one of many accounts that have been suspended or closed for no real reason at all.

    They are even giving out violations to videos made years ago and have been on youtube for years and have millions of views.
     
  9. lotus

    lotus stubborn rebel sheep!

    I am sorry your youtube reporting channel has been suspended.

    You always do a fair and good job in reporting $cientology and NOI news, and thus, I am very surprised your work has been "misinterpreted" as anti semitic since it does the opposite to expose such open racist hate.

    It is obvious some people have power over youtube administration...
    Good luck for your appeal.
     
    Last edited: Jun 11, 2019
  10. I told you I was trouble

    I told you I was trouble Suspended animation

    Outrageous!

    The world has truly gone mad.
     
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  11. Enthetan

    Enthetan Master of Disaster

    As we are leading up to the 2020 elections, the tech giants have been busy deplatforming anybody who might be critical of the Democrat agenda.

    Nation of Islam, due to their connections into the Black community, is an important constituency. Therefore, anyone upsetting to them will be shut off.
     
  12. Churchill

    Churchill Gold Meritorious Patron

     
    Last edited: Jun 24, 2019
  13. Enthetan

    Enthetan Master of Disaster

    Hidden camera of Google execs (who run YouTube) discussing how they can slant what people are allowed to see



    Backup site in case Youtube de-platforms this video:
    https://www.bitchute.com/video/re9Xp6cdkro/

    UPDATE: Well, that didn't take long, did it?

    Copy at the bitchute link is still up.
     
    Last edited: Jun 25, 2019
  14. screamer2

    screamer2 Idiot Bastardson

    It is pretty clear to me that GOOGLE AKA YOUTUBE/WHATEVER ELSE (and also FACEBOOK, ETC.) reveal through their actions they are one of the purest definitions of EVIL. Go somewhere else.
     
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  15. Enthetan

    Enthetan Master of Disaster

    It's all about power games.

    David Miscavige, and Hubbard before him, is all about currying favor with those with power, in order to shield himself and his organization from legal issues. If you can cultivate enough powerful protectors, cops and prosecutors are more likely to leave you alone.

    Bernie Madoffwas able to conduct a $64.8 billion "Ponzi" fraud, and avoid federal regulatory oversight while he was doing it, because he had powerful friends. He had a large number of ultra-wealthy people investing with him. Whenever federal investigators started sniffing, his clients were able to call up congressmen and senators to squelch the investigations. His clients thought Bernie was able to get his improbable returns on their investments because he was engaging in "insider trading", and didn't want to risk investigation taking away their gains. They were all rather upset when it turned out that Bernie was scamming THEM.

    DM figures that Farrakhan can shield him from the feds. He may or may not be right.
     
    Last edited: Jun 24, 2019
  16. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    It can help if one of Michele Obama's staff members contacts the prosecutor on your behalf, such as in the Jussie Smollett case.

    He was charged with 16 felonies and got off with a few hours of community service. He didn't even have to admit guilt.

    Of course that's subject to change. That whole criminal "investigation" as well as the prosecutor is now being investigated. I suspect though that this new investigation would never have happened had the case not gotten so much publicity and exposed the obvious corruption there in Cook County.
     
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  17. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

    YouTube has permanently terminated my Independent Scientology News channel. Tony Ortega has the story:

    YouTube permanently shutters channel that exposed Scientology’s bigotry

    https://tonyortega.org/2019/06/24/y...ers-channel-that-exposed-scientology-bigotry/

    ***************************

    In addition to everything I said in the OP and elsewhere above, I want to add the following relatively minor point. Depending on the content reported in a given video, all of my videos were tagged with several or all of the following tags, among others:

    Anti-Semitism
    Antismitism
    bigot
    bigotry
    homophobic
    homophobia
    racism
    racist
     
  18. Enthetan

    Enthetan Master of Disaster

    Well, of course. You went up against a group which has managed to get protection from the True Powers.

    Anything you post which annoys one of the Protected, will result in your communication being down-flagged for elimination.
     
  19. Enthetan

    Enthetan Master of Disaster

    As Project Veritas(another whistle blower who has made powerful enemies) has done, upload copies of your videos to alternate platforms like bitchute.

    Check out their expose video I posted above this morning, on censorship at Google and YouTube.
     
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  20. freethinker

    freethinker Sponsor

    Youtube doesn't care, they perceive themselves to be the great discerner of what is and is not acceptable. Welcome to communistic thinking.
     
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