Foreign Policy

Twitter Suspends Account Aiming to Curb Sexual Harassment at Tahrir Square

The illustrious twitchy team documented the many instances of sexual harassment at Tahrir Square in Egypt, which precipitated the creation of a twitter account aimed at organizing women and others against these attacks.

This is one example just posted today:

Very soon after, the @tahrirbodyguard account was suspended:

Did twitter think they violated the terms of service or were they asked to shut it down?

UPDATE: TwitchyTeam has more details.