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Groups question Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on why Korryn Gaines' account was shut down

Groups question Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on why Korryn Gaines' account was shut down

Dozens of organizations wrote to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Monday to ask him to explain why his company shut down Korryn Gaines' account at the request of police during a standoff between the Randallstown woman and Baltimore County officers.

The coalition of 41 civil rights and consumer advocacy groups also asked the social media giant to clarify its position on working with law enforcement to censor data and video. In addition to the Gaines case, the groups mentioned the death of Philando Castile in Minnesota, where Castile's fiancee live-streamed the aftermath of an officer shooting him in their car.

"In light of these recent events, now is a crucial moment to...

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