The Facebook Squad: How Israel Police Tracks Activists on Social Media

It follows their Facebook pages, uses fake profiles to 'befriend' them and presents screenshots of posts in court – this is how Israel Police is adding social activists to its virtual surveillance list. 'They know what I write and do,' Ethiopian protest leader says.

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Last summer, Tahunya Salamsa joined some friends who were going to a Tel Aviv demonstration organized by young Israelis of Ethiopian origin. Shortly afterwards, she started receiving friend requests on...