|By Fuat Kircaali||
|March 20, 2012 03:58 PM EDT||
According to the story published by The Guardian, Twitter closed down a string of accounts purporting to be authored by the Syrian president Bashar al-Assad and the first lady of Syria, emails revealed.
A senior aide to Asma al-Assad, Fares Kallas, took issue with the site over 11 accounts. Half of the accounts used the first lady's name and all but one of those using the president's name were closed down, including my @SyrianPresident "parody account" with over 2,500 followers at the time Twitter suspended it in January 2012.
The Next Web story regarding the suspension of my @SyrianPresident parody account asks Twitter for its comment with no reply as of now.
Conservative Byte also questions Twitter's policies on the suspension of my @SyrianPresident account:
This story in The Guardian published actual email exchanges between Asma al-Assad and a minion as he reports the progress he has been making to suspend my @SyrianPresident parody account.
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