Facebook has closed 27 pages in Poland for spreading fake news and hate-filled content ahead of the European parliamentary elections, the civil rights group Avaaz said on Friday.

The pages, which had a total of close to two million followers, were reported for containing ”anti-Semitic, anti-Islam, anti-migrant, anti-LGBT and anti-feminist” content, Avaaz said in a statement.

”We have closed a number of counterfeit and duplicate accounts that infringed on our rules of authenticity, as well as a number of pages for changing names and other violations,” a spokesman for Facebook Poland told AFP, without specifying further.

AFP

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