Social networks Facebook and Twitter deleted the accounts of several well-known supporters of the President of Brazil Jaira Bolsonaro at the request of the Supreme court of Brazil, writes Reuters.
On suspicion of distributing fake news removed the 16 Twitter accounts and 12 Facebook accounts. Among them are accounts of former Congressman and President of the conservative party PTB, Robert Jefferson, businessmen Luciano Hanga, Edgar Corona and Oscar Fakhouri, an activist Sarah Geromini (known as Sara winter).
The accounts of Bolsonaro still available.
The party PTB judgment and social networking called the attack on freedom of expression.
Accounts blocked as part of the investigation, which started in may this year. Bolsonaro and his supporters accused of creating “office hatred”, a group specializing in the dissemination of false news about the opponents of the President of Brazil, including – the judges of the Supreme court, which is in conflict Bolsonaro.