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French Muslim group sues YouTube over NZ attack video

Khaleej Times logo Khaleej Times 25/3/2019 AFP

The French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) said Monday that it was suing internet giants Facebook and YouTube for allowing the public broadcast of a live video by the man who carried out the New Zealand mosque massacre this month.

French Muslim group sues YouTube over NZ attack video © Provided by Khaleej Times French Muslim group sues YouTube over NZ attack video The council said it was suing the French branches of the two tech giants for "broadcasting a message with violent content abetting terrorism, or of a nature likely to seriously violate human dignity and liable to be seen by a minor," according to the complaint, a copy of which was seen by AFP. 

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