Jessica Goodfellow
Nov 29, 2019

TikTok apologises after suspending account of teen who criticised China's treatment of Muslims

The social-media platform has blamed the account suspension on an error.

TikTok has issued a public apology over an error that caused it to suspend the account of a US teen who had posted a video about China's treatment of Muslim groups, including Uighur people.

The social-media platform, owned by China's Bytedance, came under immediate criticism this week after it temporarily removed a viral video posted by the teen, which included a call-to-action for users to spread awareness on China’s detention of Muslims...

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