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Facebook page moderator detained for inciting interregional hostility

Employees of the State Committee for National Security of Kyrgyzstan detained a moderator of one of the pages on Facebook Bespredel KG Avtandil Zhorobekov. Own sources in law enforcement agencies informed 24.kg news agency.

It is known that the man was detained on Sunday and was placed in the SCNS pre-trial detention center yesterday.

«According to preliminary data, the moderator was previously warned about the inadmissibility of interethnic publications. However, the posts on the page did not stop, and therefore he was detained,» the sources said.

SCNS press center reported earlier about detention of a user of social media within the framework of a criminal case under investigation on the fact of inciting interregional hostility. According to it, A.Zh. distributed publications on social media that contained deliberately false and provocative information, discrediting the current government, and called for disobedience and organization of mass protests, which divided users into opposing groups, provoked mutual insulting comments.