Facebook takes down footage from child ‘torture’ report

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Facebook wants to be in the news business, but it’s finding that being a media platform is harder than it looks.

 

On Monday evening, ABC news program Four Corners delivered a report that detailed the shocking abuse of child detainees in the Northern Territory. It included footage of teenagers being tear gassed and one boy being bound in a manner that would not look out of place in Guantanamo Bay.  

 

The Australian government has already committed to an inquiry into the Northern Territory’s juvenile detention system.

 

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