Facebook blocks Raelian’s account for posting photo featuring facial swastika; Raelian protest demands change in ‘Facebook policy of religious discrimination’


¬†Raelian Movement Stella DesgagneIn a statement released today by the International Raelian Movement (IRM), Stella Desgagne, IRM national guide for Ecuador, said she was surprised when Facebook put a 3-day block on her account and removed a picture she had posted of herself that featured a swastika facial adornment. Desgagne said she posted the photo to promote “International Swastika Rehabilitation Week,” an annual IRM educational event that seeks to restore the symbol’s ancient, peaceful meaning and remove any association with the Nazi regime that tarred its reputation. Continue reading